Wednesday, March 30, 2016

APHA Event for National Public Health Week April 4 - 8

Don't miss these exciting events

Monday NPHW opening forum: Creating the Healthiest Nation by 2030
April 4, 1 p.m. EDT 
  
APHA President Camara Phyllis Jones, Aetna Foundation President Garth Graham, and Magi Linscott, 2014 Advocate of the Year, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, will have a lively discussion on how we can become the healthiest nation by 2030.
  
  
Tuesday Webinar: Public Health Authority over Drinking Water Quality
April 5, 1 p.m. EDT 
Mona Hanna-Attisha, William Piermattei and Paul A. Biedrzycki
  
This webinar will feature Dr. Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician who helped expose the Flint lead poisoning, examine the regulation of drinking water quality as a health equity issue and identify some potential ways public health practitioners can address the problem. Presenters will describe the Flint water crisis from a scientific, legal and local public health department perspective, and then explain what role public health can help play in maintaining the quality of drinking water. 
  
Wednesday Twitter chat 
April 6, 2 p.m. EDT
Join more than 1,400 Twitter participants including leaders from federal agencies, health departments, non-profits and more in a dynamic discussion. We’ll cover the health impacts of the environment, gun violence, high school graduation and other social determinants of health.
Friday Student Hangout with the Surgeon General 
April 8, 2 p.m. EDT
APHA will celebrate Public Health Student Day by hosting a Google Hangout featuring U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. Don’t miss your chance to chat with the nation’s top doc and brainstorm on how to improve the health of our country. APHA Student Assembly Chair Suparna Navale, a doctoral student at the Kent State University Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, will provide opening remarks, and Tamar Klaiman, PhD, MPH, former APHA Student Assembly Chair, will moderate the discussion. 
  
RSVP today and students are invited to submit a video of your questions!

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