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About AzPHA

What is AzPHA?
We are a membership organization that works to improve the level of health and well-being for all Arizonans through advocacy, education and professional development. AzPHA is a non-profit organization that has been in business since 1928. Our members include health care professionals, state and county health employees, health educators, community advocates, doctors, nurses, students and faculty, and anyone who is interested in public health issues. 

AzPHA Mission
A non-profit, professional organization working to improve the health of Arizona's communities through advocacy, education, and professional development.

AzPHA Vision
Healthy communities for all Arizonans.

AzPHA is a proud affiliate of the American Public Health Association

What Is Public Health?
Public health focuses on creating healthy communities through research, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and education. Public health focuses on disease and injury prevention, as well as health promotion. Public health focuses on a community as a whole, versus just focusing on one individual.

AzPHA Committees

Committee Descriptions:
  • Legislative Committee:
    • This committee reviews proposed and existing federal, state and local health laws and ordinances and makes recommendations for policy action to the Board of Directors. They also propose needed legislation and are most active when the Arizona Legislature is in session, usually from January through April.
  • Membership Committee:
    • The Committee devises ways to recruit and retain members, to make membership effective and make recommendations to the Board.  The Committee works with the Executive Director and Staff to design appropriate materials and carry out the recommendations of the Board. This committee may arrange for membership displays to be set up at Association meetings and at other meetings where potential members could be recruited.
  • Resource Development Committee:
    • The committee is responsible for implementing the resource development strategic plan.  The committee sets a goal for resource development each year and devises strategies to meet this goal.  Activities may include raffles, auctions, securing donations, increasing sustaining membership by numbers and amounts, grant writing and other methods as appropriate.
  • Professional Development Committee:
    • This committee is charged with planning and scheduling the professional events of the association for the calendar year. This committee will help identify subcommittee members to plan the content of the events and ensure activities are spread throughout the year and not overlap the work of others.

Subcommittee Descriptions:
  • Fall Conference Planning Subcommittee: This committee is charged with planning and scheduling all aspects of the Annual Meeting/Fall Conference.
  • Spring Conference Planning Subcommittee: This committee is charged with planning and scheduling all aspects of the Spring Conference.
AzPHA News & 
Poster Submissions are now being accepted! Please go here to submit your application.
Conference agenda can be found here.
To view Sponsorship information, click here.
2014 86th Annual Fall Meeting

4th Annual Awards Reception Dinner Information here.

To view the 2014 award categories, click here.

Recent Announcements

  • 86th Annual Fall Meeting Early Bird Registration Opens July 1st Join us for our 86th Annual Fall Meeting! Early bird registration opens on Tuesday, July 1st. You can go to the registration page by clicking here. Prices will go up ...
    Posted Jun 25, 2014, 5:01 PM by Beth Birmingham
  • Join Our Board! If you would like to apply to be an AzPHA board member for our upcoming election, you can do so by going here. 
    Posted Jun 17, 2014, 1:03 PM by Beth Birmingham
  • Save the Date! Save the date for our 86th Annual Meeting & Reception Dinner!Thursday and Friday, September 18th and 19th 2014Mesa Convention Center
    Posted Jun 5, 2014, 12:27 PM by Beth Birmingham
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Save the date for our 86th Annual Meeting!
Stay tuned for more information!