Member Newsletter:  Special Edition NPHW is Here! 

NPHW Daily Themes

COVID-19 and the NPHW Daily Themes

Monday: Mental Health — advocate for and promote emotional well-being

Tuesday: Maternal and Child Health — ensure the health of mothers and babies throughout the lifespan

  • And #ThankYouPublicHealth Day! See APHA's video, and add your own on Twitter or Instagram.

Wednesday: Violence Prevention — reduce personal and community violence to improve health

Thursday: Environmental Health — help protect and maintain a healthy planet

Friday: Education — advocate for quality education and schools

Saturday: Healthy Housing — ensure access to affordable and safe housing

Sunday: Economics — advocate for economic empowerment as the key to a healthy life

MPHA Interviews


Sue Abderholden

Executive Director

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota

Mental Health Interview


Emily Acers

University of Minnesota

School of Public Health Graduate Student & MPHA Intern

Violence Prevention Interview


Bill Droessler

Program Development Officer, Environmental Initiative

Environmental Health Interview


Meghan Mason

Associate Professor and

Undergraduate Program Director,

St. Catherine University

Education Interview


Rachelle Menanteau Peleska

Director of Education and Outreach,

Sustainable Resources Center

Healthy Housing Interview

MPHA Blog Posts


    Monday, April 6, noon - 2 pm - National NPHW Kickoff (forum recording coming 4/13 wk)

    Tuesday, April 7, noon - 1 pm - Communicating about Climate Change

    Wednesday, April 8, 1 - 2 pm - NPHW Twitter Chat (click link to preview questions)

    Thursday, April 9, 4-5 pm - Student Day

    Friday, April 10:30 am - Meditation for Health Care Practitioners

    MPHA is participating in NPHW, with special funding from APHA in conjunction with the All of Us Research Program. We encourage members of our community to learn more and take part in the All of Us Research Program, a historic effort to collect and study data from one million or more people living in the United States to build a diverse health database. Participants from all backgrounds welcomed.

    Learn more at

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