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Dornsife SPH Delegation Heads to the Mile High City for APHA Annual Meeting

October 25, 2016

In late October, 12,000 public health experts will come together in Denver for the 2016 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, with a focus on health equity and ensuring the right to health.

Dornsife School of Public Health faculty, staff, students and alumni onsite will be sharing their expertise, presenting new research, and leading engaging events, from October 29 – November 2. A list of activities is available for download.

Download List of Dornsife SPH Activities at APHA 2016 (pdf)

Featured events include:

Throughout the weekend, connect with faculty and staff at the Dornsife SPH booth on the Expo floor, Booth 224.

October 31 at 12:30pm: Community Health and Prevention Research Professor Shiriki Kumanyika will lead the APHA Past President Session she organized, on Vital Directions in Health: Prescriptions for Our Future.

October 31 at 2:30pm: Dean Ana Diez Roux will present on Challenges and opportunities for urban health: Learning from the cities of Latin America during an oral session on Urban Health in Sustainable Development.

October 31 at 3:30pm: this year's APHA Day of Action – organized by Dornsife’s Amy Carroll-Scott and Rosie Mae Henson – will highlight cross-sectoral efforts in Denver with speakers including a keynote address by Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, along with a resource fair and walking workshops -- or "walk shops" -- through downtown Denver.

October 31 at 6:00pm: Alumni, current students, faculty and staff, and friends of the Dornsife School of Public Health are invited to attend the school’s annual APHA reception. This year we will be hosting the event at Tivoli, a local brewery/restaurant.

Tuesday, November 1 at 6:00pm: Michael Yudell, Community Health and Prevention Professor and Chair, will receive the Arthur J. Viseltear Award for outstanding contributions to the history of public health. He’ll present on his book, Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the 20th Century.

Wednesday, November 2 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm: Prospective students can learn more about Dornsife’s undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees during the Student Visit Day cohosted by APHA and ASPPH

Follow #APHA2016, @DrexelPubHealth and @APHAAnnualMtg for updates.