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69th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
May 10-12, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Little Rock.
The conference is targeted toward public health professionals in the state, school, medical, and community settings. Information will be tailored to teachers, school administrators, nurses, counselors, prevention specialists, health educators, physicians, nutritionists, and many other health education professionals.

The goals of the conference include: 1) providing practical skills and comprehensive information for individuals involved in public health at the state and local levels, 2) stimulating the exchange of innovative programs and partnerships with state agencies, schools, businesses and communities to create a healthy future for those at risk, and 3) enhancing multidisciplinary interaction and team development among public health professionals.

Conference Agenda: Agenda

Conference Registration Now Open

Go here to register.

Early Bird Registration, Full Conference $100 (open until 3/24)
General Admission, Full Conference $125 (3/25 thru 5/8 *extended*)
Student Registration, Full Conference $75 (open until 4/30)
Registration fee will include luncheon on Thursday, 5/11.

There will be no on-site registration this year.  We expect the conference to sell out.

Details for ADH reimbursement: ADH reimbursement APHA Conference 2017.
2017 paper Registration form

Baseball and BBQ registration

Epi-Ready registration

Exhibitors: Exhibit Application 2017

Sponsors: Sponsorship Application 2017

Thanks to the following sponsors for their financial assistance with this conference:

        

and the Arkansas Board of Health Education.

 

PIONEER LUNCHEON  

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:30 pm, Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza. The guest speaker will be BJ Sams! To register, complete the paper registration form above return with payment for $25 as directed. Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions.

B.J. Sams was in the broadcasting business for 56 years … Eleven years in radio and 45 years in television as a news anchor. In TV, he worked in Monroe, Louisiana, Honolulu, Hawaii and 34 years in little rock … Seven years at KATV and 27 years at KTHV.

He was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He spent two years in the army as a broadcast specialist. Sams has traveled the state giving his personal testimony telling what God has done in his life. He is retired now living in Little Rock but spends several weeks each year in Hawaii.

 

 

 

 

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Arkansas Public Health Association

2016-17 Executive Council

Susan Starks, President
Anna Haver, Past President (Nominations)
Quinyatta Mumford, President Elect (Program Chair)
Gwen Paul, 1st Vice President (Special Projects)
Andi Ridgway, 2nd VIce President (Public Relations)
Nancy Ipock, Secretary (Membership Chair)
Ida King, Treasurer
Katlyn Cruse, Member at Large (1 yr)
Ann Watson, Member at Large (1 yr)
Holli Sublette, Member at Large (2 yr)
Marico Howe, Member at Large (2 yr)
Jennifer Medley, Member at Large (3 yr)
Judy Hawk, Member at Large (3 yr)
Tammy Cook, American PH Representative
Catherine Tapp, Board of Health Representative
Libby Seftar, Southern Health Representative
Piper Satterfield, ASPS Representative
Loy Bailey, Health Admin Representative

 


 

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The Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) is committed to protecting the health of Arkansas. Through our partnerships, collaborations and membership, APHA is the voice for public health in Arkansas. From those who have chosen public health as a career to those who just want to make a difference in the health of their communities, APHA offers an opportunity to promote and support public health from all levels. If you aren’t a member, we encourage you to join us in our efforts because after all everyone has a stake in public health!

 

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American Public Health Association, Inc., and the Southern Health
Association. The membership of the Arkansas Public Health Association
is made up of individuals from public health disciplines as well as
persons interested in the advancement of public health.

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