AZPHA_Logo_Clr-1pngRegistration is now open for the Arizona Public Health Association (AzPHA) 2015 Spring Conference.  The conference titled: “It Starts Upstream:  A Public Health Approach to Building a Healthy Future” will be held on Thursday, April 9, at the Phoenix Zoo.

This year’s conference will feature panel discussions on the Social Determinants of Health and Nutrition through a Cultural Lens, a presentation on preconception health and a keynote presentation on epigenetics.  The afternoon will feature a World Café, which will include four 20 minutes presentations at several tables.  There will be a wide variety of public health topics, including healthy aging, developing sustainable public health policies, comprehensive medical and dental program for children in foster care, and many more topics.  The conference is a great opportunity to learn about emerging public health issues and network with your fellow public health professionals.

AzPHA is a key stakeholder in Arizona’s public health network of community partners that includes government agencies, medical professionals, community groups, advocates, private industry, and individual citizens – all working together to make our communities healthier.  They’re a non-profit organization that’s been around since 1928.

AzPHA provides a way for members to network with other public health and medical professionals from around the state, enhance their skills by attending professional development trainings, and advocate for a better public health system in Arizona.  Take a look at their website to learn about all the benefits of joining and the discounted memberships.