The APHA Affiliate targeted the city of Troy because it was looking to work with primary care sites that served low-income residents, said Erin Sinisgalli, MPH, MCHES, co-executive director of NYSPHA
and an APHA member.
felt it was important to apply for the accreditation grant because we truly believe in our mission to advance best practices in public health, and assist in promoting and protecting community health and the environment," said Alleyne, who is an APHA member and director of epidemiology and public health planning at Rockland County Department of Health in Pomona, N.
Leading a cross-sectoral team of public health organizations, NYSPHA
will work to ensure that doctors have the proper tools to screen for obesity and to make referrals, said Sinisgalli, who is an APHA member.