GPHA: Georgia Public Health Association

The Georgia Public Health Association is a non-profit corporation and is organized for the purpose of promoting the public and personal health of the citizens of Georgia. Learn More
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  • Early Bird Registration Ends March 15

    Early Bird Registration Ends March 15

    Take advantage of Early Bird savings for our conference if you register by March 15. Don’t Delay – Register Today!

  • Conference Registration is Now Open!

    Conference Registration is Now Open!

    Join us May 7-9 for our annual conference in Atlanta! Visit our Conference Page to details.

  • Get Weekly Updates on Legislation in GA

    Get Weekly Updates on Legislation in GA

    We’re sharing weekly reports provided by our legislative liaison, keeping you in the loop on policy changes that could affect public health. View Now

2019 GPHA Conference


Registration is Now Open!

Register today for the 90th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association. Our conference 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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Join GPHA Today

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!

What is GPHA?

The Georgia Public Health Association is a non-profit corporation and is organized for the purpose of promoting the public and personal health of the citizens of Georgia. Learn More >>

News & Events

Submit an Abstract for GDPH Health System Symposium

The Georgia Department of Public Health is accepting abstracts for posters and break-out sessions for the upcoming Health System Symposium to be held May 13-14, 2019 in Savannah. The symposium theme is “Bridging Health and Healthcare to Achieve Health Equity and Total Population Health.” Submission Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

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Legislative Report on Budget, Obesity Program, Smoking Bills

The House passes the FYA 2019 budget which now goes to the senate, and we begin following two bills related to obesity management, as well as a bill that would make it illegal to smoke inside a car if a child under age 13 is present.

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Reserve Your Seat for Our Pre-conference Workshops

Arrive early for our 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference, and learn even more! We are offering two pre-conference workshops on Monday, May 6. The workshops are only available to conference attendees, and are limited to 60 seats each.

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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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