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2016 Annual Educational Conference
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News  
Dr. Celeste Philip, Interim State Surgeon General, Honored for Her Dedication and Commitment to Public Health -April 6, 2016
The University of South Florida College of Public Health has named Celeste Philip, MD, MPH, the 2016 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health.
See more here
 
 
 
 
Webinars     

Tuesday, April 26th, 1-2 pm ET
Working together to address lead exposure in your community  (3rd in 3-part series, The Flint Water Crisis and Beyond)

    • This webinar will provide information about lead exposure, focus on community solutions to lead exposure, and provide tools to parents to prevent lead exposure in the home.  This webinar will highlight healthy homes interventions and offer ample opportunity for discussion at the end of the webinar.
    • Staff contact: Kate Robb
    • More info: www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/webinars/...
April 28, 2016, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT

The American Public Health Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present the webinar Climate Changes Health: Tools to Communicate the Problem. The webinar will provide information about the health impacts of climate change, share fact sheets to communicate the health risks, and highlight communications research that fueled the fact sheets.
Register today.

Welcome:
Surili Sutaria Patel, MS 
Senior Program Manager, Environmental Health Center for Public Health Policy 
American Public Health Association

Moderator and Presenter:
Dr. George Luber, PhD
ChiefClimate and Health Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presenter:
Dr. Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor, PhD
Chief Executive Officer 
Frameworks Institute

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Shannon Hughes, FPHA President 2015-2016

President's Corner

Greetings esteemed public health professionals!

Thank you for visiting the FPHA web page.  We are proud of the work underway to refresh and reinvigorate our efforts to educate and inform public health professionals in Florida.  Work is underway for the FPHA annual education conference (scheduled for July in Orlando), a regional south Florida one-day conference, and a variety of other activities all designed to bring public health folks together for learning, networking and motivating!  Get involved! We need you – and we welcome all public health professionals to join our work – the more energy and enthusiasm, the better!  Our membership fees are very reasonable and we hope to see all members re-join and bring a colleague or two into the mix.

Our annual education conference is shaping up to be an exciting time – and is always a fun learning experience – so put it on your calendar now.  Members are encouraged to identify items that can be donated and listed on our silent auction at the conference – the funds raised go to scholarships for public health students. 

In the words of Edith Wharton, “There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that reflects its light.” 

Best Regards –
Shannon Hughes 

FPHA President
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