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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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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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Medical-Dental Section Offers Program During GPHA Conference

On May 7th from 3:45 – 5 p.m., the Georgia Public Health Association’s Medical-Dental Section is offering a program that will include updates on the Georgia Oral Health Program, information about partnerships with the GA Dental Assoc. & Augusta Dental College of GA, and a recap of recent legislation related to oral health.

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