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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. 

Registration Details

The 2024 MPHA Annual Conference will take place at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN on April 25 - 26, 2024.

Early Bird registration opens on February 17, 2024 and ends on March 22, 2024, at 11:59 PM CT. Additionally, to increase event access, MPHA will be offering a limited number of need-based scholarship to defray registration costs based on the amount of scholarship sponsors received.

MPHA Members can attend MPHA's annual conference at a greatly discounted rate!

Not a member? You can join today to take full advantage of this benefit!

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The conference will run for two half days, approximately Thursday, April 25, from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, and on Friday, April 26, from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. A virtual component will also be available. 

Venue Details
The events will be held at St. Catherine University's Coeur de Catherine building, all on the second floor in the Rauenhorst Ballroom, President's Dining Room, Conference room, and Atrium. The second floor is accessible by stairs and elevators. A nursing mother's room and prayer space are available.


In-person attendees will have full access to the conference programming and all recorded sessions.

Virtual attendees will have access to live sessions and recordings of

  • all keynote and plenary sessions (4)
  • all concurrent sessions (4 sets of sessions, total of 15 presentations)

MPHA 2024 Registration Rates

MPHA Members (In-person)

    Early Bird
 (by Mar.22


    $157.50   $175.00
Reduced Price
    $135.00   $150.00
Student*      $76.50    $85.00
*Full-time students currently enrolled in degree-seeking programs. Membership is required as individual student.
** If your program/department is providing a scholarship for your registration, please email with the name of your program/dept. and staff contact.

Non-Members (In-person)

    Early Bird
 (by Mar.22


    $225.00   $250.00
Reduced Price
    $180.00   $200.00
Student*      $90.00   $100.00
*Price is the same for both in-person & virtual.
**Full-time students currently enrolled in degree-seeking programs. 
***If your program/department is providing a scholarship for your registration, please email with the name of your program/dept. and staff contact.

Virtual Attendee

    Early Bird
 (by Mar.22


    $135.00   $150.00
Non-member     $202.50   $225.00



MPHA is committed to ensuring that conference participants from priority populations including people of color and American Indians, LGBTQIA+ communities, persons with disabilities, and public health students attend and participate in our annual conference.

Based on the amount of scholarship fundraising, MPHA will have a limited number of scholarships for registration for attendees who identify themselves with one of these priority populations, or for those that have a special interest in advancing healthy equity in any one of these populations.

In addition, a limited number of scholarships are available to defray registration to support attendees traveling 100+ miles to attend the conference.

To apply for a scholarship, please email There is no description of need required.

Applications are now being received on a rolling basis and awarded according to the donations in our scholarship fund.

Students: Many schools offer scholarships/grants to support your professional development. Please check if your school can assist with attending conference.

To fund a scholarship

The planning committee has developed a program that recognizes the need to engage many stakeholders to help address public health problems. With your support, we hope to provide need-based access to individuals who might not otherwise attend and participate in this conversation. Individuals are invited to make a contribution in any amount, and will receive recognition on the conference registration website, in the program, and in a letter to all attendees receiving a full or partial registration scholarship.

Contributions may be made online on MPHA's donation page.

Instructions for online donation:

    1. In the section, "Which area of MPHA would you like to support?"
      • Check "scholarship support
    2. In the section, "Special Instructions " 
      • Write "Annual conference
Donations can also be mailed at PO Box 14415, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

MPHA is a 501(c)(3) organization.

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Registration Policies

Accessibility Commitment

MPHA is committed to making the Annual Conference accessible to the widest range of people possible. If you need assistance for your participation in the meeting, please submit a request by April 1, 2024 outlining specific type of assistance required.

Participation Policy

The hybrid conference will be held in-person at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN and virtually. Keynote and concurrent sessions will be recorded and photos will be taken at the conference. By attending this event, you acknowledge these activities and grant MPHA permission to use your participation for Association publications, website, and marketing materials. You waive all claims against MPHA for any liability resulting from these uses.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registrations may be canceled and a refund issued, transferred to another attendee, or donated to the MPHA Scholarship Fund, if the request is received in writing to by April 5, 2024.

You may also change between an in-person and virtual registration until April 11, 2024 and will be billed for any price difference.

After April 11, 2024, no refunds will be issued.

Please note memberships included with conference registrations and donations that have been charged are nonrefundable.

About the Organizers

The 2024 MPHA Annual Conference planning committee is co-chaired by Tyler Pyle, MPH, DrPH-C and Kristin Moore, PhD, MPH. Please direct questions to Merry Grande, Executive Director.

Additional conference updates will be posted when available.

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