is producing daily APHA
TV episodes from APHA
's 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago, Oct.
Twitter accounts include: @GetReady, which features tweets on emergency preparedness; @APHAAnnualMtg, which follows proceedings of the APHA
Annual Meeting; @NationsHealth, which reports public health news from The Nation's Health newspaper; and @NPHW, which promotes activities of National Public Health Week.
Intrigued by European health exhibits he saw on a trip in 1930, he used the APHA
to promote American exhibits combining accurate health information with showmanship.
Fully one-fourth of all of the papers offered by members of the APHA
section on gerontological health focused on reimbursement issues.
The health equity page, for example, includes an APHA
webinar, video, report and partner tools.
Her Section is one of a few that has posted hundreds of messages in the free online community for APHA
member groups to share messages related to topics such as workforce development, Association policies and best practices.
members may access a PDF version of the vote tally from the APHA
Members Only Area at http://www.
In March, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education notified APHA
that it had been reaccredited as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.
New additions to the site include a topic page with tobacco resources, including a new APHA
fact sheet on tobacco control and prevention, and a gun violence page, with links to research and data.
Petitti has served as a member of the Governing Council of APHA
and as president of the Society of Epidemiologic Research.
announced its yearlong policy statement process in the fall, and members had until Feb.
In light of the risks to health workers, the new APHA
policy statement calls for education, training, worker protection and an occupational exposure standard.