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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  • Join the APHA 1 Billion Steps Initiative

    Join the APHA 1 Billion Steps Initiative

    Conference attendees: find out how you can join the 1 Billion Steps Initiative. Get Started

  • 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

  • Golf “Funament” April 3

    Golf “Funament” April 3

    Register now for our pre-conference Golf “Funament” at the Jekyll Island Golf Club. Details on our conference page. More info

  • GA Legislative Session Underway

    GA Legislative Session Underway

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

Register Now: GPHA Conference April 4-6, 2018


Registration rates increase March 16!

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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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

Update on Healthcare Legislation for Feb. 16

Several healthcare bills continued to dominate legislative debate in the GA General Assembly last week. Our latest legislative report provides updates on these and many other issues.

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Legislative Update for Feb. 9

Our legislative update for Feb. 9, 2018, includes an update on a trio of healthcare bills that cleared the Senate last week.

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Legislative Update for February 2, 2018

Our latest legislative update discusses several health bills introduced last week, including a bill to address the state’s opioid/addiction crisis, a bill to create both the Health Coordination and Innovation Council and the Health System Innovation Center, and a bill targeting rural health issues.

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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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