Minnesota Public Health Association

Since 1907, MPHA has been dedicated to creating a healthier Minnesota through effective public health practice and engaged citizens. 

MPHA invites anyone interested in public health to join our non-profit organization. Professionals from any background, and at any stage of their career, are welcome! Public health encompasses an extremely broad range of disciplines and the diversity of our members strengthens the organization.


9/21 2-2:30PM Skills Session!

Whether you're a student, early career professional, or seasoned public health worker, our Skill Sessions are opportunities to further expand your knowledge in a variety of topics and soft skills. Our next session is "How to Use Person First Language"!

About MPHA

Established in 1907, MPHA is a volunteer driven representing a broad spectrum of community and health professionals on behalf of the public. It is an organization where public health workers from multiple disciplines and sectors come together around shared values and goals. We engage and develop our members to mobilize the community to protect and improve the public’s health.

Learn more about us!

Get involved

A great way to get involved in MPHA is to join one of our formal committees or special interest groups!

You can choose to spend as little or as much of your time on participating in ongoing committee activities, attending meetings (conference call options available), or assisting with one-time projects and events.

Join a Committee!

Upcoming MPHA Events

APHA Events

The Fourth Wave: Vaccines, Variants, and the Future
Sept. 1, 2021 | 5 – 6:30 p.m. ET

COVID-19 Conversations. APHA

The latest COVID-19 Conversations webinar will provide an update on the current state of COVID-19, focusing specifically on the delta variant, implications for children under the age of 12, what the rise of this highly infectious variant means for vaccinated and unvaccinated adults and adolescents, and what it will take to move past this surge and end the pandemic.

Register for the next COVID-19 Conversations!

Support MPHA!

Hear from three of our members why they support MPHA!

Access & growth

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"Your money supports access. It supports community. And it supports the professional growth of people who are working in public health, making a difference."

Ellen Saliares, President-Elect

Community Engagement

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"From attending the annual conference to being a committee member, community engagement, community involvement, volunteer opportunities ...and connecting with people overall on a public health standpoint!"

DeAndre' Morris Jr., Membership Committee

Professional Development

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"MPHA is helping me develop as a professional and get ready for what I'm going to do next."

Delaine Anderson, student member


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