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  • Photos from the GPHA 2019 Conference

    Photos from the GPHA 2019 Conference

    Were you at the 2019 GPHA Conference? See if we snapped your pic! Access conference photos in our GPHA Flickr Album.

  • 2019 Conference Presentations

    2019 Conference Presentations

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

  • 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

  • Congratulations 2019 GPHA Section Award Winners!

    Congratulations 2019 GPHA Section Award Winners!

    See photos and get info on all the section award winners honored during our 2019 GPHA Conference in Atlanta. Learn 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

  • 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

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’ve posted news from the conference, information about our award winners, photos and more on our Conference Page. 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

Submit an Abstract for APHA Council of Affiliates Poster Session

The American Public Health Association (APHA) Council of Affiliates is looking for abstracts that highlight the work of APHA Affiliates. If your Affiliate has a promising program and/or best practice, please submit an abstract for possible poster presentation at the 147th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia, PA, November 2-6, 2019. Submission deadline for posters has been extended until Friday July 19.

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Notification of Funding Availability for the Direct Services Grant Program from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation

The Healthcare Georgia Foundation has issued a Notification of Funding Availability for the 2019 Direct Services Grant Program. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in the pre-application webinar on July 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST.

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GPHA Mourns the Passing of Dr. Paul J. Wiesner

It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of a former Georgia Public Health Association president, Dr. Paul J. Wiesner, on June 1, 2019.

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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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