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Minnesota Public Health Association

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

Welcome! 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.

Upcoming Events

October 10th - MPHA Coffee Chat

Whether you're a new or longtime member of MPHA or just someone who is interested in learning more about our organization, this event is for you!

Join us virtually on October 10th to learn more about MPHA, ways to get more involved, and connect with other public health professionals and students. 

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October 17th - Immunization Webinar

Will we Minnesota Nice ourselves into the next outbreak because we are afraid of taking on non-medical exemptions? Absolutely not.

Join us on October 17th, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM discuss risk of School Age Outbreaks and childhood vaccination.

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October 27th - "Public Health Matters" Policy Forum Series

The theme for this year’s breakfast forum series is all about changing views in public health and health care. There are tried and true recommendations that have stood the test of time. There are also recommendations that are no longer considered the best thing to do. Our four forums will bring together thought-leaders and public health advocates working to address what has withstood the test of time and what has changed.

Join us for our first session on October 27th from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CT at the New Brighton Community Center.

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Join the Annual Conference Committee!

Enjoy event planning? Want to share your perspective with the public health community? Fan of our past Annual Conferences? All are welcome to join the Annual Conference Committee to plan the 2024 conference.

As a committee member, you will have the opportunity to help with a range of planning responsibilities, from program content to promotions, with varying time commitment levels. Join us for our next meeting!

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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!

About MPHA

Established in 1907, MPHA is a volunteer driven organization 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.

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Thank you to our Funders!

Support MPHA!

Hear from three of our members on 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

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.

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

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