Upcoming events

27 Jan 2015 8:00 AM • Gulf Coast State College, Panama City
30 Jan 2015 8:00 AM • Creation Conference Center at Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL
06 Apr 2015 • United States
19 Aug 2015 8:00 AM • The Florida Hotel, 1500 Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32809
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Greg Danyluk, FPHA President 2014-2015                                   
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NEWS Items
FPHA Health Equity Regional Symposiums- 8 AM - 5 PM
Panama City meeting 1/27/15  - Online Registration is closed.  But you can still attend and register on-site.  Checks and Credit cards will be accepted.
Orlando meeting 1/30/15 - Online registration will close January 26th at   5 PM.  The link to register is above under Upcoming Events.  After the 26th, you may still attend and register on-site.  Checks and credit cards will be accepted.

Health Equity Symposium Brochure - Conference Brochure- 12 29 14.pdf

Alumni Awards-USF College of Public Health
USF College of Public Health inaugural
alumni awards to be presented in May 2015. Awards will recognize undergraduate and graduate alumni at all stages of their careers. As a public health practitioner, you are invited to reflect on USF COPH alumni who you’ve worked with over the years. Hopefully, you’ve remained in contact with a few and will take a moment to nominate them for our inaugural award.

The deadline for nominations in Friday, Jan. 30.  Click here for a story with more information.


Know an outstanding woman? Nominate her.
Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award
The deadline for nomination materials is Friday, February 20.
The University of South Florida College of Public Health recognizes the contributions that women make to the field and honors them annually with the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award. 

Over the past 25 years, the college honored women who served as an agent of collaboration, force of social responsibility, and source of hope. Women like Dr. Flora Mae Wellings, the first recipient of the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award.  For 18 years, Dr. Wellings directed the State Epidemiology Research Center and was instrumental in finding solutions to many of Florida’s environmental public health problems.

Award nominees should be women whose work significantly contributed to the field of public health in Florida.  Candidates may represent any sector of public health, including maternal/child health; health policy, management, finance or economics; epidemiology and biostatistics; environmental and occupational health; public health nutrition; public health nursing; international health; health education; and, toxicology/parasitology.


The Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award is presented annually in conjunction with National Public Health Week. This year’s ceremony is on Wednesday, April 8 and is open to members of the community.  Visit the award website for additional nomination information and list of honorees.

Congratulations to Pinellas County on receiving grant funds to improve community health outcomes!
See press release-click here to go to the Community Health Interest Group page.
2014-2015 FPHA Legislative Committee Agenda here (members only)   


Check out the Job Board for new listings here     
Read the historical information in each issue of the FPHA Advocate newsletter. 
See activities:
in Orange County-see pictures here
in St. Johns County-see pictures here
in Hillsborough County-see powerpoint here 
in Sarasota Count-see pictures here

FPHA has developed eight Interest Groups to replace legacy Sections. 

Community Health
Chronic & Communicable Disease Prevention
Environmental Health & Protection
Health Informatics & Information Technology
Oral Health
Public Health Leadership
Public Health Nursing
Students (full time)

FPHA Legislative Reports are 

The Florida Public Health Review
The Florida Public Health Review is live in its new home! We are still in the process ofadding archived articles, but at least authors can review the guidelines and submit articles for review.  If you are interested in serving as a reviewer or board member, please contact Mary Martinasek know at MMARTINASEK@UT.EDU


Read the latest FPHA Advocate newsletter here.
The latest issue includes:
125 Years of Public Health in Florida
Equity Movement in Florida
Food Day in Hillsborough County
and much more!

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