The Association's new school-sponsored student membership category launched last year, giving public health schools and programs the chance to purchase APHA
memberships for their students at a discounted rate.
In announcing Olden's award, APHA
chair for the environmental section Captain Patrick O.
Rather, many offerings at last year's APHA
gerontology sessions centered on two relatively new questions: how to operate nursing homes and home health care as part of a long-term continuum of care, and what should be done with the discovery that a small minority of the elderly consume an overwhelming percentage of publicly-financed health care.
Distinguished Public Health Legislator of the Year: Sen.
Live users can watch sessions as they happen from anywhere with internet access, or they can watch later, on their own time.
members also say they greatly value their subscription to the American Journal of Public Health, the Association's monthly publication of original, peer-reviewed research and commentary.
membership can push a career forward, not only in the leadership and networking opportunities it provides, but also in education: APHA
members are eligible for a 10 percent tuition discount for the Master of Public Health program at Benedictine University, a Council on Education for Public Health-accredited institution.
focuses on several issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society by the year 2000, and professional education in public health.
Updated versions of the proposals will be posted to the APHA
website in early fall.
The new program is beneficial to students, as they have the opportunity as APHA
members to connect with public health leaders and develop career skills.
Executive Director Citation: APHA
member Joyce Gaufin, former APHA
president and public health consultant, who is being honored for her work in leadership development;
John Hickenlooper and APHA
President Camara Jones, MD, PhD, MPH.