News & Events

ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

Keep Your Patients Healthy Throughout Adulthood by Improving Nutrition

By Dana DeSilva, PhD, RD, ORISE health policy fellow, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and LT Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND, nutrition advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Adults’ dietary patterns often reflect habits that they established during childhood and adolescence...

South Bronx United: Connecting With Kids on and off the Field During COVID-19

ODPHP recognizes National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champions for their commitment to supporting safe, fun, inclusive, developmentally appropriate, and accessible youth sports opportunities. This blog post is part of a series highlighting NYSS Champions that have found new and creative ways to engage their communities in physical activity and sports during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Save the Date: Virtual Healthy Aging Symposium to Take Place September 8-9, 2021

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Trust for America’s Health are excited to co-sponsor an upcoming Healthy Aging Symposium. This FREE 2-day virtual event will take place in observance of Healthy Aging Month on September 8 and 9. The symposium will highlight the latest science, best practices, and innovative solutions to improve the lives and health of older Americans...

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, HIV Testing, and More!

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the United States. In June, we’re raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health, safety, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve pulled together some resources that you can use to spread the word...