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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. 

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.

2022-2023 Public Health Matters Policy Forum Series

Join us on Friday, March 24, 2023 at the New Brighton Community Center for the third forum of this series ("Safety is No Accident: Public Health Approaches to Injury our Communities and Schools")! Check-in and a light breakfast begin at 7:30am. Forums begin promptly at 8:00 am and conclude at 9:30am.

Are our community spaces becoming more violent? Is anywhere safe? This forum will examine the initiatives that have emerged to change the narrative about community safety and the community environments where we live, learn, work and play.

Register for the forum!

Orange, pink, and yellow daisies in a garden. Register now! Raising the Public's Health: Becoming better ancestors through history, hope, and action. MPHA 2023 in Moorhead, MN!

Annual Conference: Registration is open!

The Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA)’s Annual Conference will be held May 22-23, 2023 in-person at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. A virtual component will also be available. A virtual component for attendees to view keynote, plenary, and concurrent sessions is available. Early bird registration ends March 31!

The conference theme “Raising the Public's Health: Becoming Better Ancestors through History, Hope, and Action” will examine how public health professionals are acting on some of the most urgent challenges of our time. 

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A Presentation by the Facilitating Racial Equity Collaborative (FREC)

The Facilitating Racial Equity Collaborative (FREC) is a collaborative (of individuals and organizations) working towards just, equitable, antiracist communities throughout Minnesota. Join us to learn about their work and how they engage with multiple communities and ways of knowing. This virtual event will be on March 23rd from 12-1pm CT. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for the event!

Governing Council nominations for 2023-2024 are now open!

The Minnesota Public Health Association’s (MPHA) Leadership Committee announces the call for nominations for MPHA’s 2023 elected offices on Governing Council.

Please consider nominating a colleague or yourself to serve in an MPHA office. If you have an interest in being more active in MPHA and in public health, this is a great way to become involved. We want our Governing Council to be representative of the finest leaders in public health, and we need your input to make that happen!

Submit a nomination by April 4th!

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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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

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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