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The American Public Health Association (APHA)

Get to know APHA better in 2018 – right here in San Diego!

APHA is a premier resource for public health students, researchers, practitioners, and the public. Learn more about what APHA has to offer, and plan to participate in their local 2018 annual meeting, titled “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now.”

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Events

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Fourth Annual Public Health Research Day
Presentations in Medical Education & Telemedicine (MET) Lower Auditorium Poster Session MET Learning Center
1:30-5:00 PM

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May 15

Visiting Presenters to be announced, with Eric Heckler, PhD
“Agile Science and the Future of Public Health Research: Exploring and Designing Methods, Infrastructure, Ethics, and Equity”

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ALL 2017-2018 EVENTS

Meet The Experts


UC San Diego Institute for Public Health at the Forefront of the Global Discussion on Climate Change and Health (November 15, 2017).


You Are Invited! 2018 Epidemiology Research Exchange on
April 27, 2018


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What is Public Health?

UC San Diego Institute for Public Health at the Forefront of the Global Discussion on Climate Change and Health (November 15, 2017). Public health is the science and practice of protecting and improving health through research, monitoring, prevention, education, disease control, sanitation, and advocacy. It also refers to the collective personal health of a population. As examples, the field of Public Health considers air and water quality, vaccinations, transmission of communicable diseases, access to health care, environmental conditions, and health behaviors, such as diet, physical activity, drug and tobacco use.


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