- Visit the annual meeting website.
- Read a Public Health Newswire Q&A with Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
The American Public Health Association's 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition
October 29–November 2, 2011
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Booth Number: 2051
Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies.
That’s the theme of the 2011 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. We couldn’t agree more: Physical and social environments and community resources heavily influence health behavior, as much of our research and work will attest.
The Foundation has a substantial presence at the conference, and we are echoing that theme as we strive to bring awareness to:
During this year's meeting, RWJF is communicating information related to these priorities and connecting with conference attendees and the field in an unprecedented number of ways:
RWJF Scholar examines neighborhood-based death rates from opiate-based painkiller overdoses, compared with heroin overdose deaths.
RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar Jennifer Bellot writes about losing her grandmother to complications from a medical error.
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Hilary Levey Friedman, author of Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture, writes about youth sports.
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Empathy is the lifeblood of any system of health—it gives us all a shared stake in being healthy and helping others to thrive as well.
The reconvened Commission to Build a Healthier America will provide new guidance in three key areas: early childhood, healthy communities, a...
We spoke with Patrick Ten Eyck, MS, a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health, about what helped lead him to the ...