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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. 

Health EQuity Committee


The Health Equity Committee facilitates MPHA’s role in advancing health equity in Minnesota by convening public health professionals to learn about equity efforts, share promising practices, and document as appropriate; with the Policy Committee, to monitor legislative activity and offer policy analysis related to equity and health; and to connect with other APHA affiliates to learn and share health equity efforts.

How to get involved

The Health Equity Committee currently meets every 3rd Thursday from 5:30-7:30PM CT. Click here to register for the next meeting.

Please contact the committee co-chairs at to learn more about the committee and ways to become involved.

We look forward to your involvement with the committee!

Committee Co-Chairs

Co-Chair, Austin Wu

Why did you join MPHA?

I joined MPHA to learn more about and be part of the wider public health community in Minnesota

What are you most looking forward to in the next year for MPHA?

For the next year in MPHA, I am most looking forward to building upon the advocacy successes MPHA had last legislative session.

What is your favorite thing about Minnesota?

My favorite thing about Minnesota is the fall colors on the trees in autumn.

Co-Chair, Erica Fishman

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