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  • September 11, 2017 12:30 PM | Anonymous

    Dear Minnesota Public Health Association Members,

     

    We have been invited to assist in a student's dissertation research project, to study how we as public health professionals receive and seek information. Please read below for additional details and survey link. Surveys open now through October 5, 2017. 


    Thank you for taking a few minutes to volunteer in this student's project!


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    You are cordially invited to participate in a research study entitled "Information Seeking Behavior of Public Health Professional in the U.S." The purpose of the study is to investigate how public health professionals seek information in the digital environment as well as understand the obstacles public health professionals experience in accessing and finding information from electronic resources.


    The research study will be anonymous, you are not asked to provide your name. Your answers and comments are confidential and will be aggregated in the analysis. It will take around 15-20 minutes to answer the questions. Your participation is highly appreciated, 20-30 people selected from random drawing will be awarded an incentives worth of $30.


    If you have any questions you may contact Sarah Al-Mahmoud at mahmouds@simmons.edu  a Ph.D. student at Simmons College or her dissertation committee Chair Dr.Rong Tang at rong.tang@simmons.edu. If you have questions about your right as a research subject you may contact the Human Protections Administrator in the Office of Sponsored Programs, Simmons College at +16175212415


    The deadline of completion is Oct. 5th, 2017.

     

    Please click on the link below to answer the survey. 

     

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PHealthProfossionals


  • August 17, 2017 1:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dr. Georges Benjamin outlines public health solutions to hate crimes and racism following the events in Charlottesville: http://edition.cnn.com/2017/08/15/health/charlottesville-hate-crimes-public-health-bn/index.html

  • August 16, 2017 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Minnesota Department of Health is accepting applications for our Health Equity Advisory & Leadership (HEAL) Council. The HEAL Council will advise us and provide a forum for honest and constructive feedback on the strategic direction of the Center for Health Equity and broader agency in advancing health equity. The application is a two-part process. The first deadline is Sept. 20. Learn more about the HEAL Council and how to apply.


    http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/che/announce/index.html

  • August 16, 2017 8:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin, recipient of the 2017 National Medical Association Meritorious Award! https://flic.kr/p/WtRLaL

  • August 11, 2017 2:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    What will climate change do to our water? New Public Health Newswire guest post from APHA's Surili Patel explains http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/?p=18268

  • May 11, 2017 3:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Did you miss our annual conference? Don't worry, You can still see the video that was shown celebrating our 110th anniversary.


    https://vimeo.com/213148457 

  • May 11, 2017 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Make sure to follow MPHA on Twitter (@MNPublicHealth), Facebook and LinkedIn! That way, you can interact with others interested in public health, add live tweets to many of out events, and check out out our job listings on LinkedIn.

     

    https://twitter.com/MNPublicHealth 

    https://www.facebook.com/MNpubhealth/

    https://www.linkedin.com/groups/131847

     

  • March 07, 2017 12:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     

    Cure Gun Violence Day at the Capitol

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    9:00am-1:30pm – Visits with law makers

    1:30pm – Gather in Rotunda

    2:00pm – Press Conference in Rotunda

    http://protectmn.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Cure-Gun-Violence-Day-flyer.pdf

  • March 01, 2017 12:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     

     

    MPHA, Protect Minnesota and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health are sponsoring a video and audio public service announcement contest to share the message that guns don’t make us safer. Qualifying submissions will be judged by independent film and radio professionals. Cash prizes will be awarded in four categories during National Public Health Week, on April 7, 2017.

    NEW Deadline for submissions: April 1, 2017

     

    PRIZES – IN EACH CATEGORY
    1st place: $500
    2nd place: $300
    3rd place: $200
    Peoples’ Choice: $100

     

    Click HERE for more information. 

  • February 22, 2017 10:25 AM | Anonymous

    APHA joins health and scientific groups denouncing immigration executive order

    On Jan. 27, Trump signed an 
    executive order that would restrict the admission of certain foreign nationals and refugees to the United States under the guise of protecting the nation from foreign terrorists. APHA joined other professional scientific and engineering societies in sending a letter urging the administration to rescind the executive order. In the letter, groups expressed profound concern that the executive order will reduce U.S. science and engineering output by discouraging “the best and brightest international students, scholars, and scientists from studying and working, attending academic and scientific conferences, or seeking to build new businesses in the United States.” APHA also joined other groups dedicated to promoting a diverse and culturally competent health and biomedical workforce in expressing concern regarding the impact that the executive order would have on patient care, health education and medical research.  

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