The mission of the Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA) is to represent and unite the diverse expertise of Connecticut's public health professionals, to ameliorate the most pressing public health issues in the state, and to promote health and safe living for the people of Connecticut. CPHA works to promote and protect the public's health through advocacy; education; program, professional and workforce development; and networking among the public health community.
Registration for the Public Health Awards is OPEN!
Please join us for a morning of celebration and professional networking with public health colleagues and supporters from around the state during National Public Health Week. The Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA) cordially invites you to the 2014 CPHA Public Health Awards & Networking Breakfast on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Quinnipiac University, Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences in North Haven, CT.
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Come and honor our 2014 CPHA Award Recipients for their outstanding contributions to public health in Connecticut.
William G Faraclas, Dr.P.H.: C.-E.A. Winslow Award
Ann Greene: Ira V. Hiscock Award
Louise-Marie Dembry, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.: Charles G. Huntington III Award
Avery H. LaChance: Michael J. Perlin Student Award
We are also pleased to be joined by CT Commissioner of Health, Dr. Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA. Following the event, register to take a tour of the brand new Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.
Admission includes breakfast and tour and is $25 and $20 for students with a valid ID. And you do not need to be a member of CPHA to join us! Doors open at 8:30 AM. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Questions? Call us at 860-293-1183 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A New Video from the Newtown High School Public Health 101 Class!
The Newtown High Public Health 101 Class is submitting the following video to the HealthJusticeCT Challenge. Watch it here first! Any comments? Head over to their YouTube page.
LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY INTERNS NEEDED FOR SPRING 2014
The Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA), the largest and most diverse public health association in Connecticut, seeks legislative advocacy interns for the Spring 2014 semester.
The mission of CPHA is to represent and unite the diverse expertise of Connecticut's public health professionals, to ameliorate the most pressing public health issue in the state, and to promote healthy and safe living for the people of Connecticut.
Be a part of CPHA's mission: Become a CPHA legislative intern.
Legislative interns will:
- Participate in the legislative process in Connecticut;
- Track bill activity;
- Research and draft materials needed for CPHA to effectively advocate for its legislative priorities--health equity, environmental health, and public health infrastructure.
The internship requires strong writing skills, travel to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, a flexible schedule and the ability to take initiative. Previous coursework in Environmental Health and Social and Behavioral Health is recommended. Intended for graduate students in Public Health, Law, Policy, Social Work, Nursing and related fields.
If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Colleen O'Connor, Chair, CPHA Legislative Advocacy Committee at email@example.com.