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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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  • Upcoming Webinar: Tips for a Successful Presentation

    Upcoming Webinar: Tips for a Successful Presentation

    The GPHA Epidemiology Section is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m. entitled “Tips for a Successful Presentation.” Get Info

  • Conference Registration Now Open!

    Conference Registration Now Open!

    Take advantage of Early Bird savings for our conference if you register by March 31. Don’t Delay – Register Today!

  • Call for Papers for jGPHA Spring 2020

    Call for Papers for jGPHA Spring 2020

    Our issue theme is: “Moving Translational Approaches to Community Transformation.” Submissions are due by February 28, 2020. Get the Details

  • Hotel Discounts Available for GPHA Conference

    Hotel Discounts Available for GPHA Conference

    Book a room at the Westin or Hampton Inn on Jekyll Island for our conference and take advantage of group discounts. Get Info

2020 GPHA Conference


Registration now open!

Join us May 6-8th, 2020 on Jekyll Island for the 91st Annual GPHA Meeting & Conference.

Gather with colleagues from around the state as we develop a “Vision for a Healthier Georgia” in 2020 and beyond. Early bird registration rates are available through March 31st. Get details on our conference page:

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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

March 11 is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day in Georgia

In recognition of the public health contributions of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists throughout our state, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has proclaimed March 11, 2020 “Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day” in Georgia.

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Georgia House Modifies Budget Cuts

The budget is still the big story coming out of the Georgia capitol. The Georgia House last week modified many of the cuts recommended by Governor Brian Kemp, including cuts to county health departments. The $27.4 million FY20 amended appropriations bill has been sent over to the Senate.

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Upcoming Webinar: Tips for a Successful Presentation

The GPHA Epidemiology Section, in partnership with the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Georgia Southern University, is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 1 p.m. entitled “Tips for a Successful Presentation.”

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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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