Annual Meeting Press Information

APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo is one of the largest and most influential public health meetings in the world. More than 12,000 public health experts are expected to participate in the 2024 Annual Meeting, virtually or in-person. Journalists covering this event have access to more than 4,000 scientific papers and thousands of oral presentations that foster discussions about the larger picture of public health. It is a remarkable opportunity to meet sources, chart trends and uncover story ideas.

Research presented at the Annual Meeting will cover:

  • Social and ethical challenges to public health
  • COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
  • Racism and health
  • Gun violence
  • Opioids
  • Health equity and disparities
  • Women's health
  • Vaccination
  • Tobacco use
  • Environmental health
  • Hundreds of other public health topics

Are you a journalist interested in attending the Annual Meeting, or covering research presented at the meeting?

Contact Media Relations to receive a code for your meeting registration or to be added to our embargoed media list. Press passes are available for in-person or virtual viewing of the Annual Meeting.

Please note: All requests to attend the meeting as news media are subject to our news media policy and are subject to approval by APHA. Read our policy to see if you qualify to attend as a member of the news media.

All research presented at the Annual Meeting is embargoed until 12:01 a.m. ET on the day of the presentation.

Other Ways to Engage During our Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Blog

Our Annual Meeting Blog covers news, announcements and meeting updates.


Filmed during our conference, APHA TV airs a wide range of public health discussions from professionals, advocates and leaders, each giving their unique perspective and message.

Social Media

You can see live updates on conference activities on our social media channels.