What's New

Check out the February 2008 Action Alert! (2/12/2008)

Submit your abstracts to the Student Assembly for the 2008 APHA Annual Meeting! Abstracts are due by February 15, 2008 Click here for more details. (1/8/2008)

APHA-SA is seeking students to fill several board positions! Applications are due by February 1, 2008 Here's how to Apply. (1/8/2008)

A new Opportunities Email has been posted. (12/2/2007)

Check out the Diversity fact sheet for November 2007 (11/15/2007)

Check out the Fall 2007 edition of News & Views. (10/19/2007)

Action Alert September 2007! Take Action on public health issues! Take action now! (8/16/2007)

Check out the first APHA-SA Student Issue a publication by students for students! (8/14/2007)

Join the unofficial APHA-SA Facebook Group! (8/13/2007)

APHA-SA strategic planning 2007! Check out a review of our accomplsihments (6/30/2007)

The APHA-SA alumni database is now online! Alumni can contribute their information by submitting this form to our . (11/03/2006)

Check out our 2006 Annual Meeting Supplement, an indispensable resource to the APHA/APHA-SA Meetings. (10/14/2006)

APHA-SA has a new homepage

APHA-SA has a new homepage! This site will continue to exist as our archive site, however we will no longer be posting new information. Please visit our new homepage here


The APHA Student Assembly (APHA-SA) is the nation's largest student-led organization dedicated to furthering the development of students, the next generation of professionals in public health and health-related disciplines. APHA-SA represents and serves students of public health and other health-related disciplines by connecting individuals who are interested in working together on public health and student-related issues.

Our Chair's Welcome and History pages provide more information about our organization.


APHA-SA is a student-led international organization within the American Public Health Association (APHA) representing students of public health and other related disciplines. We are dedicated to enhancing students' professional development by providing resources, fostering diversity and promoting opportunities.

According to APHA-SA's Strategic Plan, APHA-SA supports the development of the next generation of public health professionals by:

  • Increasing student representation in APHA
  • Developing and disseminating educational and professional development resources
  • Creating and promoting opportunities for student involvement within APHA-SA, APHA, and other health-related organizations
  • Providing and sustaining vehicles for communication
  • Advocating for student issues and public and health-related policy
  • Facilitating networking among students and professionals

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