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  • Thanks for a Great Conference!

    Thanks for a Great Conference!

    We hope you had an amazing experience at our 2024 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference! Check back soon for photos and info about our award winners.

  • Public Health Legislative Updates

    Public Health Legislative Updates

    The Georgia General Assembly has ended. Get a recap of legislative activity related to public health on our Health Policy page.

Thanks for attending our 2024 GPHA Annual Meeting & Conference


Thanks to everyone who made the 94th GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference so great!

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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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

Changes Proposed to the GPHA Bylaws

Members of the GPHA Executive Board have proposed several changes to the GPHA Bylaws. The membership will vote on these changes in a meeting at the GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference on Jekyll Island on May 3, 2024.

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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 March 22, 2024.

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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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