The Epidemiology Section fosters epidemiologic research and science-based public health practice and serves as a conduit between the epidemiologic research community and users of scientific information for the development, implementation and evaluation of policies affecting the public's health.

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Howell Sasser, PhD
Term: 2013-2015

Oscar Alleyne, DrPH
Term: 2013-2015

Chair of Membership Committee and Communications Committee
Cherise Charleswell

Program Committee Chair
Nico Rizzo, PhD


Short on time? Consider other ways to be more involved in our Section:

  • Respond to an advocacy alert.
  • Post field-related information or opportunities on your online community/listserv.
  • Write an article for our Section's News & Events page.
  • Encourage a colleague to join APHA.
  • Review abstracts.
  • Join a committee (advocacy, communication, membership, etc.)

Contact Cherise Charleswell to learn more.