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  • CDC Director Emphasizes Partnerships in Public Health

    CDC Director Emphasizes Partnerships in Public Health

    Dr. Robert Redfield addressed GPHA members at our annual conference in Atlanta. Read More

  • Rep. John Carson, GPHA Legislator of the Year

    Rep. John Carson, GPHA Legislator of the Year

    Carson was honored for his leadership in the passage of Georgia’s distracted driving law. Read More

  • Karl Soetebier Receives Sellers-McCroan Award

    Karl Soetebier Receives Sellers-McCroan Award

    Soetebier honored for his ability to bring together IT and public health science. Read More

  • Access Public Health Legislative Updates

    Access Public Health Legislative Updates

    The 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly has ended. View all our weekly updates on our Health Policy page.

  • Earn Continuing Education Credit at Our Conference

    Earn Continuing Education Credit at Our Conference

    APHA has approved the 2019 GPHA Conference for up to 15 hours of Continuing Education credit. Get Details

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’ll be posting news from the conference, information about our award winners and more on our Conference Page in the coming days. Thanks for being part of the foundation for a healthy Georgia!

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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.

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News & Events

Rep. John Carson Named GPHA Legislator of the Year

Representative John Carson (R-Marietta) has been named GPHA Legislator of the Year for 2018. Carson worked to ensure passage of the distracted driving law, which took effect last July. The law made it illegal for motorists in Georgia to handle cell phones while driving. 

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CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Addresses GPHA Members at Conference

The top U.S. public health official addressed members of the Georgia Public Health Association at the organization’s annual conference Wednesday, May 8 in Atlanta. Robert R. Redfield, M.D., Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, spoke about the importance of partnerships in public health.

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Karl Soetebier Receives Sellers-McCroan Award

The Georgia Public Health Association awarded Karl Soetebier the prestigious Sellers-McCroan Award during at the 90th Annual GPHA Meeting and Conference on Tuesday, May 7.

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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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