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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  • 2018 Conference Presentations

    2018 Conference Presentations

    Want a reprise of one of your favorite conference presentations? Click here to view and download.

  • Recognizing Public Health Champions

    Recognizing Public Health Champions

    Congratulations to the 2018 GPHA Section Award Winners! Learn more about the winners

  • Congratulations Dr. Patrick O’Neal

    Congratulations Dr. Patrick O’Neal

    J. Patrick O’Neal, MD, received the distinguished 2018 Sellers-McCroan award for his impact on public health in Georgia. Read More

  • GA Legislative Session Reports

    GA Legislative Session Reports

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

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.

The conference will be at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta.

We hope you’ll join us for three days of networking, continuing education, and some fun too. Check back soon for more information about our 2019 conference.

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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!

What is GPHA?

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News & Events

GPHA Names Rep. Terry England Legislator of the Year

Rep. Terry England (R-Auburn) has been recognized as the 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) in recognition of his numerous contributions to the profession and to the health of all Georgians.

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Opioid Overdose Surveillance in Georgia

View a recording of a webinar on opioid surveillance, hosted by the Georgia Public Health Association’s Epidemiology Section on April 26, 2018.

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Epidemiology Webinar: “Fowl Play Holiday”

The GPHA Epidemiology section, in partnership with the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, is offering a webinar on May 22, 2018 at 10 a.m.

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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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