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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  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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

  • Student Scholarships Available for Conference

    Student Scholarships Available for Conference

    GPHA has a small number of student scholarships available for our Annual Meeting. Applications are due February 14. Details

  • Workforce Development Workshop

    Workforce Development Workshop

    Georgia Southern is hosting a Health Professionals Workforce Development Workshop Feb. 12 in Statesboro. Continuing Ed hours are available! Get Info

  • Become a Peer Reviewer for jGPHA

    Become a Peer Reviewer for jGPHA

    The Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association is looking for peer reviewers for the Spring 2020 issue. Apply by January 28th here: See Application

  • Call for Nominations: GPHA Awards

    Call for Nominations: GPHA Awards

    We’re accepting nominations for GPHA Section Awards and the Sellers-McCroan Award through January 16, 2020. Learn More

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!

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

Apply for a Student Scholarship to the 2020 GPHA Conference

The Georgia Public Health Association is offering a limited number of scholarships to students for our 91st Annual Meeting and Conference on Jekyll Island in May. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2020.

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GPHA Newsletter: December 2019

Our December newsletter has information about our upcoming conference, professional development opportunities, healthcare changes and more.

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DCH Gives Final Approval to Medicaid Waiver Application

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) board met December 20th via teleconference and gave final approval to Governor Brian Kemp’s 1115 Medicaid Waiver application. The waiver plan would expand access to Medicaid in Georgia, but include requirements that recipients of the expansion be employed or involved in other activities.

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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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