Minnesota Public Health Association

To create a healthier Minnesota through effective 
public health practice and engaged citizens

Featured Upcoming Committee Meeting:

Health Equity Committee

Thursday September 19, 2019

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Hennepin Square

2021 E Hennepin Ave Ste LL20., Mpls MN Room A

PLEASE RSVP to healthequity@mpha.net so we can plan for food accordingly. Donations will be accepted to assist with the cost of food that will be available at the meeting!


Guest Speaker: Justin Bell, J.D.Vice President of Health StrategiesAmerican Heart Association

Justin has spent a career specializing in Public Health Policy at the state, federal & local level. He covers Health Policy issues for the American Heart Association which include: Access to Care, Health Equity & Health Disparities, Acute Care, Stroke & STEMI Systems of Care, AED policy, CPR policy, Healthcare Reform, Rural Heath, Tobacco Policy, Food Procurement and more. He is a registered lobbyist working directly with lawmakers during and outside of session, he is the liaison between the American Heart Association and government agencies and he convenes and participates in several statewide coalitions, committees and task forces. Justin also teaches Healthcare Law & Policy at the graduate and undergraduate levels at St. Mary's University in Minnesota. He is a member of the MN Bar.

Featured Upcoming Events (all events listed here):

MPHey! Celebrating Public Health

September 20, 2019, 5 pm

Boom Island Park Picnic Area A

724 Sibley St. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413

Details and event registration 

MPHA Global Health Committee's Talk and Tour: Get to Know the Alliance Wellness Center

September 24, 2019, 6 pm

Addiction and Mental Health Services for Minnesotans of East African Descent

Event Flyer 

Click here to register by Sept. 23


Register for APHA Annual Meeting and Expo and

Join MPHA for Annual Lunch 

Philadephia, November 2-6, 2019


You are invited to join MPHA for its annual lunch on Monday, November 4 at 12:30 p.m. at a restaurant near the convention center. MPHA members and friends are welcome to attend to learn more about MPHA and APHA, share meeting tips and meet other Minnesotans who are passionate about public health!

Please RSVP to Erica Fishman, Minnesota's Affiliate Representative to the Governing Council at argc@mpha.net  and she will respond with restaurant directions. Please note that you will be responsible for the cost of the lunch. Erica is also available to provide information about attending APHA.


Thank you, MPHA 2019 Conference Participants! 

Visit the 2019 Conference Website for presenter slides, program, and more.

Welcome to the newly elected Governing Council members!

    Upcoming Events

    September 18, 2019 5:30 PM • Email membership@mpha.net
    September 19, 2019 5:30 PM • Please RSVP for current month's meeting location.
    September 20, 2019 5:00 PM • Boom Island Park Picnic Area A (724 Sibley St. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413)
    September 24, 2019 6:00 PM • Alliance Wellness Center which is at 8040 Old Cedar Ave South, Suite 101, Bloomington, MN
    September 28, 2019 9:00 AM • 621 SE Oak Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    October 02, 2019 12:00 PM • MN Council of Health Plans

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