Minnesota Public Health Association Annual Conference
"The State of Health: Minnesota-Grown Public Health Solutions"  
April 11-12, 2019

Bunker Hills Activities Center, Andover, MN

The conference will highlight Minnesota initiatives and programs in a variety of public health fields.  Those fields may include, but are not limited to, environmental, nutrition, child & maternal, injury prevention, diabetes, health equity, cardiovascular, cancer prevention, etc. 


  1. Examine how public health professionals in Minnesota have addressed public health challenges through innovative approaches tailored to their communities/communities they serve.
  2. Discuss the process of collaboration and community engagement that supports Minnesota-grown interventions.
  3. Identify strategies for program development and implementation.
  4. Foster learning and connection among the public health community that can lead to collaboration, innovation, and growth as we work towards a healthier future for all Minnesotans.
  5. Highlight the work of Minnesota Public Health Association members.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS - are now closed. Proposals being evaluated and speaker notifications expected by end of December. 

This year's conference will use a call for presenters. The planning committee intentionally seeks a variety of presentations across public health fields.  In order to aid our continuing education credit application process, clear, well-written objectives are needed for each proposal.  Please reference these two documents of tips on writing conference objectives.

Additional conference details, including sponsorship opportunities, continuing education credits, and program will be posted as available. 

The 2019 MPHA Annual Conference Planning Committee is co-chaired by Nancy-Franke Wilson and Lia Burg. Please direct questions to Merry Grande, Program Manager ( 

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