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American Public Health Association

Contact Information

Membership Services
800 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

202-777-2742 (Voice)
202-777-2534 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The American Public Health Association (APHA), formed in 1872, serves the interests of professionals in the public health field. APHA services include publications, annual meetings, programs for each of 25 special interest fields, low-cost group insurance, awards, and career opportunity listings. APHA activities include setting standards for solving health problems, research, health improvement programs, public awareness campaigns, and legislative action.


The APHA publishes numerous books, monographs, and reports on developments in the public health field. Serial publication: American Journal of Public Health, monthly--articles, public health briefs, book reviews; The Nation's Health (newspaper), monthly--summaries of Federal legislation and agency activities.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 2/19/2013
Date Revised: 5/4/2013
Health Referral Number: HR1522
Accession Number: DP91A0694

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