Get Involved

Want to make a difference? Get involved in the Oral Health Section activities!

  • Participate in monthly leadership calls. Meeting Calls will be held on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon, EST. If you are interested in joining the meeting, contact the Oral Health Section's Secretary. 
  • Sign on to APHA Connect. Keep your information current.
  • Run for Section office.
  • Join one of our committees:
    • Policy: Develop policies important to the public's health and oral health or participate in APHA policy proposal statement reviews and archiving.
    • Program Planning: Develop scientific program sessions for the APHA Annual Meeting, review abstracts, moderate sessions, or plan booth activities.
    • Membership:  Encourage membership from multiple disciplines, facilitate member participation, or develop membership materials.
    • Communications: Help disseminate and exchange information on relevant oral health issues.
    • Healthy People:  Update information from the CDC.
    • Student Assembly:  Collaborate with APHA’s Student Assembly, the nation’s largest student-led organization in public health.
    • Awards:  Promote awards and select recipients for Section awards.
    • Fundraising: Develop and promote fundraising activities.
    • National Public Health Week: Plan and coordinate the Oral Health Section’s contributions to the annual APHA-led celebration.