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  • Deadline Extended for Abstract Submission

    Deadline Extended for Abstract Submission

    Interested in presenting at our 2019 GPHA Conference? Because of recent severe weather, we’ve extended our abstract submission deadline to November 2, 2018 at 5PM. Get Information

  • Fowl Play Holiday

    Fowl Play Holiday

    View a recording of “Fowl Play Holiday,” a webinar from the GPHA Epidemiology Section outlining a food-borne illness outbreak and investigation that occurred last November. Access Recording

  • Because Families Know Best

    Because Families Know Best

    Hear how the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality says we can involve families as a way to optimize children’s health initiatives. Learn More

  • 2019 Conference, May 7-9 in Atlanta

    2019 Conference, May 7-9 in Atlanta

    Visit our Conference page to see the preliminary conference schedule, and to access registration links for sponsors and exhibitors.

2019 GPHA Conference


Save the Date! May 7-9, 2019

The 90th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association will be held May 7-9, 2019, at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta.

We hope you’ll join us for three days of networking, continuing education, and some fun too!

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The Georgia Public Health Association is the largest group of public health professionals in the Southeast.

Becoming a GPHA member gives you access to a network of more than 1,000 other public health professionals, and opportunities for continuing education, recognition and awards, scholarships and much more.

GPHA memberships also make great gifts! Give the gift of membership today!

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News & Events

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Abstracts for 2019 Conference

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2019 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference. Due to the recent weather event, GPHA has extended the abstract submission deadline until November 2, 2018.

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Recording Now Available from Epidemiology Webinar: “Fowl Play Holiday”

The GPHA Epidemiology section, in partnership with the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, presented a webinar in May, detailing a food-borne illness outbreak and investigation. A recording of the webinar is now available.

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Death Announcement: GPHA Past-President Dr. Selina A. Smith, 1957-2018

On behalf of the members of the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA), it is with much sorrow that I share word of the passing of a distinguished friend, scholar, researcher and past GPHA President, Selina A. Smith.

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Health Policy

GPHA takes an active role in health policy in the state of Georgia. Each year we set legislative priorities, and work with a legislative liaison to advocate for public health policies.

On our health policy page you can learn more about our current legislative priorities, and read weekly updates from the legislative session.

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Journal jGPHA

The Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association is a peer reviewed publication addressing issues within the fields of public health, community health, and health education and promotion, particularly focusing on work conducted in and/or specifically relevant to Georgia.

Visit our jGPHA page to explore the current issue, view the archive, or learn about upcoming opportunities to for article submission and peer review.

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