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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  • GA Legislative Session Underway

    GA Legislative Session Underway

    Throughout the session, GPHA will provide weekly updates on legislation concerning public health. Learn More

  • Conference Agenda

    Conference Agenda

    Our preliminary conference agenda is now available online! Visit Conference Page

  • jGPHA: Call for Papers

    jGPHA: Call for Papers

    The next issue of jGPHA will highlight the public health mentored research of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. More Information

Register Now: GPHA Conference April 4-6, 2018


Registration is now open for our 2018 Annual Meeting and Conference, April 4-6, 2018 on beautiful Jekyll Island, GA!

This year’s theme is Engage, Educate, Innovate: Unlock the Treasures of Public Health

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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

Legislative Report: Week 1

Read our first legislative report for the 2018 Georgia General Assembly session, including a list of public health bills to watch this year.

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Invitation to Submit Abstracts for Arkansas Public Health Conference

GPHA members and colleagues are invited to submit an abstract (oral or poster) for the annual meeting of the Arkansas Public Health Association. The submission deadline is January 26, 2018.

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Deal Announces Release of Commission on Children’s Mental Health Report

Gov. Nathan Deal announced the release of the report from the Commission on Children’s Mental Health, a commission created via executive order in June to provide recommendations for improving state mental health services for children. The report offers eight recommendations that focus on critical areas of behavioral health needs.

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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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