Minnesota Public Health Association
Since 1907, MPHA has been dedicated to creating a healthier Minnesota through effective public health practice and engaged citizens.
MPHA invites anyone interested in public health to join our non-profit organization. Professionals from any background, and at any stage of their career, are welcome! Public health encompasses an extremely broad range of disciplines and the diversity of our members strengthens the organization.
Annual Conference Registration!
The Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA)’s Annual Conference will be held May 22-23, 2023 in-person at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. A virtual component for attendees to view keynote, plenary, and concurrent sessions is available.
The conference theme “Raising the Public's Health: Becoming Better Ancestors through History, Hope, and Action” will examine how public health professionals are acting on some of the most urgent challenges of our time. We can't wait to connect and learn with you!
Annual Business Meeting & Awards Ceremony June 14!
All are welcome at this virtual meeting to review highlights, meet the board (including newly elected officers!), and look ahead for MPHA. Then we will celebrate MPHA 2023 Award winners!
Health Equity Committee on June 15!
All MPHA members and friends are invited to join the Health Equity's June 15, 5:30 - 7:30 pm CT virtual meeting for a special presentation: "Equity and Community Engagement in Minnesota".
Invited speakers are Migdalia Loyloa, Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Engagement, Office of Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan and Dr. Stephanie Burrage, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Dept. of Education.
Save the date - registration coming soon!
Pre-Conference Session on May 17!
Please join our Human Impact Partners, "Discovering Power, in Community" May 17, 1-2:30 virtual event!
This special event is for MPHA members, Health Equity Committee members, and MDH Health Promotion Chronic Disease Division. Thank you to MDH for the funding support of this learning session.
Not a current member? Join or renew today!
A great way to get involved in MPHA is to join one of our formal committees or special interest groups!
You can choose to spend as little or as much of your time on participating in ongoing committee activities, attending meetings (conference call options available), or assisting with one-time projects and events.Join a Committee!
Established in 1907, MPHA is a volunteer driven organization representing a broad spectrum of community and health professionals on behalf of the public. It is an organization where public health workers from multiple disciplines and sectors come together around shared values and goals. We engage and develop our members to mobilize the community to protect and improve the public’s health.
Upcoming MPHA Events
Hear from three of our members why they support MPHA!
Access & growth
"Your money supports access. It supports community. And it supports the professional growth of people who are working in public health, making a difference."
Ellen Saliares, President
"From attending the annual conference to being a committee member, community engagement, community involvement, volunteer opportunities ...and connecting with people overall on a public health standpoint!"
DeAndre' Morris Jr., Membership Committee
"MPHA is helping me develop as a professional and get ready for what I'm going to do next."
Delaine Anderson, student member
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