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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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  • Registration is Now Open!

    Registration is Now Open!

    Registration is open for our 2024 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference on Jekyll Island! More information on our conference page.

  • Seeking Nominations for GPHA Vice President

    Seeking Nominations for GPHA Vice President

    Interested candidates encouraged to reach out by March 1. Learn More

  • Register as a Conference Exhibitor or Sponsor

    Register as a Conference Exhibitor or Sponsor

    Looking to connect with Georgia’s public health professionals? Check out our options for exhibitors and sponsors! Learn more

  • Book Your Conference Hotel

    Book Your Conference Hotel

    Make your reservation at one of the great hotels on Jekyll Island and take advantage of our group rates! Get hotel information

  • Submit a Nomination for a GPHA Award!

    Submit a Nomination for a GPHA Award!

    Nominations are now being accepted for GPHA awards. The deadline is April 1, 2024. Learn More

  • Public Health Legislative Updates

    Public Health Legislative Updates

    The Georgia General Assembly is in session! Read weekly updates on legislative activity related to public health on our Health Policy page.

2024 GPHA Annual Meeting & Conference


Register today for the 94th GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference, May 1-3, 2024 on Jekyll Island!

This year’s theme is “Lighting the Way to a Healthier Georgia.” The GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference is the state’s largest public health gathering of students, public health employees and community partners of public health.

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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?

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

Nominations sought for Vice President position of Georgia Public Health Association (2024-2025)

The Nominations Committee of the Georgia Public Health Association is seeking interested candidates for the role of Vice-President of the Association, for the term of May 2024 – May 2025. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the Nominating Committee by March 1, 2024.

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Nominate a Public Health Hero for a GPHA Award

Nominations are now being accepted for several awards to be announced at the 94th GPHA Annual Meeting & Conference scheduled for May 1-3, 2024 in Jekyll Island. The deadline to submit nominations is April 1, 2024.

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Dr. Patrice A. Harris, Co-Founder of eMed, to Speak at GPHA Annual Meeting & Conference

The Georgia Public Health Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Patrice A. Harris, CEO and Co-Founder of the digital healthcare company eMed, will join the 94th GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference on Jekyll Island as plenary speaker.

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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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