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  • Call For Abstracts

    Call For Abstracts

    Submit your abstract to be a presenter at our 2020 GPHA Annual Meeting & Conference! The deadline is December 6, 2019. Get the Info

  • GPHA Newsletter: Fall 2019

    GPHA Newsletter: Fall 2019

    Extra! Extra! Our Fall 2019 Newsletter is here with information about next year’s conference, educational opportunities and more. Read Now

  • Improve Your Abstract Writing Skills

    Improve Your Abstract Writing Skills

    Did you miss this webinar by the GPHA Epidemiology Section? Or do you want to watch it again? No worries – we’ve got the links right here! Get Details

  • What Are the 10 Essential Public Health Services?

    What Are the 10 Essential Public Health Services?

    Should this national framework be revised to be more in line with current and future public health practice? Share Your Thoughts

2020 GPHA Conference


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.

Abstracts are being accepted for oral and poster presentations through December 6, 2019. Information about this and more can be found on our conference page:

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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?

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News & Events

Call for Abstracts for the 2020 GPHA Conference

The Georgia Public Health Association 2020 conference planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. The submission period is November 12, 2019- December 6, 2019.

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GA Dept. of Public Health Issues Vaping-Related Health Advisory

As the number of vaping-related injury cases in Georgia continues to rise, the Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory detailing the health risks of e-cigarettes, vaping devices and vaping products.

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Governor Kemp Announces New Appointments

On Thursday, October 24th, Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for 20 appointees to serve on various state boards, associations, commissions, and councils.

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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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