Network and Collaborate

When you become a member of APHA, you join a movement of people who draw strength from the great diversity of the public health field. APHA gives you many opportunities to meet, share ideas and learn from each other.

Each year, more than 12,000 public health professionals gather at our Annual Meeting and Expo to share ideas, network and celebrate our progress.

APHA has dozens of professional communities based on areas of interest ranging from epidemiology and nutrition to physical activity and the environment. Our communities allow you to expand your expertise and network with public health professionals from around the world.

On APHA Connect, members talk about public health issues, share documents and coordinate events through listservs, bulletin boards and calendars.

Meet some of our members

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APHA members talk about the greatest challenges in public health.
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APHA Sections and SPIGs connect you with like-minded professionals.
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APHA members answer the age-old question, "What is public health?"

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Our Early-Career Professionals gather at each Annual Meeting to get acquainted and highlight ways to navigate APHA.
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APHA members talk climate change while at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
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As the nation's largest group of public health students, APHA's Student Assembly has a powerful voice.
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APHA President Joseph Telfair explains equality vs. health equity.
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Umair Shah on some of the toughest public health challenges of 2017.
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Sarah Tofte of Everytown for Gun Safety talks about gun violence as a public health issue.
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Executive Board Chair José Ramón Fernandéz Peña talks immigration.

We're your public health community

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Contact APHA Membership Services at 202-777-2400 or

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