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  • Photos and More from the GPHA 2019 Conference

    Photos and More from the GPHA 2019 Conference

    Our conference page gives you access to photos, presentations and more from our GPHA 2019 Conference. View Conference Page

2019 GPHA Conference


Thank you for attending our 90th Annual Meeting and Conference!

We had a fantastic week at the Georgia Public Health Association conference in Atlanta, May 7-9.

We’ve posted news from the conference, information about our award winners, photos and more on our Conference Page. Thanks for being part of the foundation for a healthy Georgia!

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News & Events

How to Write a Successful Abstract

If you’d like to submit an abstract to present at a public health conference one day – whether for the first time, or the 50th time! – this webinar can help you improve your abstract and give you an even better chance for success. The GPHA Epidemiology Section is hosting a webinar on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10 a.m. entitled “How to Write a Successful Abstract for a Public Health Conference.”

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Dr. Sangmin Shin Appointed to State Board of Public Health

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp appointed Dr. Sangmin Shin to the state Board of Public Health in July. Dr. Shin is the Physician Program Director of Research and an Orthopedic Surgeon with Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta.

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Submit an Abstract for APHA Council of Affiliates Poster Session

The American Public Health Association (APHA) Council of Affiliates is looking for abstracts that highlight the work of APHA Affiliates. If your Affiliate has a promising program and/or best practice, please submit an abstract for possible poster presentation at the 147th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia, PA, November 2-6, 2019. Submission deadline for posters has been extended until Friday July 19.

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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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