Get Involved

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

  • Participate in monthly leadership calls.
  • Sign on to APHA Connect.
  • 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- wide policy proposal statement reviews and archiving.
    •  Policy Promotion:  Promote awareness and adoption of  Oral Health Section’s policies.
    • Program Planning: Develop scientific program sessions for the APHA Annual Meeting, review abstracts, and moderate a sessions or, plan booth activities.
    • Membership:  Encourage membership among students and practitioners from multiple disciplines,; facilitate member participation or, develop membership materials.
    • Social Media: Help disseminate and exchange information on relevant oral health issues.
    • Healthy People 2020:  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.