142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014 : 8:15 AM - 8:35 AM

Donald Hoppert , Government Relations Department, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
I will provide an overview of APHA’s advocacy tools and resources available to APHA members and Affiliates. I will also share a specific example of an advocacy issue from this past year and how the tools provided by APHA allow public health professionals to engage in advocacy.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the various tools and resources offered by APHA to help public health professionals engage in advocacy efforts in support of APHA’s legislative priorities.

Keyword(s): Advocacy, Leadership

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Director of Government Relations for the American Public Health Association. In this capacity I am responsible for advancing APHA’s legislative and advocacy agenda, and coordinating APHA’s grassroots advocacy activities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.

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