Community Health Planning and Policy Development

The CHPPD Section influences the design of health systems and policies that are responsive to a changing society, by bringing together technical information and the expertise of communities, health professionals, business and government.

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Mission:

The Community Health Planning & Policy Development Section develops and advocates for health planning, policies and practices to promote health equity, community empowerment and social justice.

Vision:

A dialog and action nexus for community health planning and policy leaders.

Priorities/Objectives:

"Community," "planning" and "policy development" are key words that draw members to the Section. We understand the importance and power of planning and policy development in inspiring partners to collaborate to work toward eliminating disparities and promoting healthy communities in public and private venues.  

CONTACT US

Chair: Bryan O. Buckley, DrPH(c), MPH

Chair-Elect: Ebony S. Johnson, MPA, CNP

Immediate Past-Chair: Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH 

Student Liaison: Khadesia Howell

Program Co-Chair: Shannon Nicks, PhD, MPH, & Kristin Schuller, PhD, MPH

Policy Chair: Cynthia Williams, PhD, MHA, PT

Fundraising & Scholarship Chair: Josephina Frankovich, MPH, MSW, LSW

Social Media Chair: Whitney Rodgers, CPH

Action Board Representative: Tanjina Shabu, MPH

Day of Action Chair: Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, MPH

GET INVOLVED!

Short on time? You can still be more involved in our Section:

  • Respond to an advocacy alert.
  • Post field-related information or opportunities on your online community/listserv.
  • Encourage a colleague to join APHA.
  • Review abstracts.
  • Join a committee (advocacy, communication, membership, etc.)