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Pitt Public Health at the APHA Annual Meeting

Pitt Public Health students, faculty and alumni has a big presence each year at the annual APHA Annual Meeting & Expo. If you'll be participating this Fall be sure to touch base with your Pitt colleagues who will be presenting. Or, if you're unable to attend, stay up on what's happening via social media.

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Share your experience

Share your experience at the APHA Annual Meeting through comments, photos and videos. Whatever your platform preference, you can help cover the conference via social media: 

  1. Email - Send a photo with your poster or after your presentation to phcomm@pitt.edu.
  2. Facebook - Share a great shot of colleagues over lunch by posting to our wall at facebook.com/PittPublicHealth. Or, just post and then tag with #PittPubHealth and #APHA.
  3. Twitter - Share your impressions, a snapshot, or live tweet from the presentation you find most interesting or important. Don't forget to tag with #PittPubHealth and #APHA and tweet to @PittPubHealth
  4. YouTube - Want to go all out as a roving reporter?  Use your cell phone to take a 30-second video of your colleague or classmate introducing her poster. Just for one sentence of introduction and one sentence about their work.  Then share the video with phcomm@pitt.edu.

Example:   "Hi I'm Sandy Moretown from the Department of Epidemiology at Pitt Public Health.  I'm presenting my original research at APHA on intestinal disease propagation among cruise ship workers."

Pitt Reception at APHA

APHA conference participants and area alumni are invited to a special Pitt Public Health Reception. Connect with peers, professors, and current students. Please
RSVP for the reception

Registration for the APHA meeting is not required.

Questions? Contact Jill ruempler at ruempler@pitt.edu.

About the APHA Annual Meeting

Thousands of public health professionals come together at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting & Expo to learn, network and advance their careers.

Who will be there?

The people who make a difference in public health:

  • Professionals at the global and national levels, including past surgeons general and heads of health organizations around the world.
  • Leaders from state and local health departments.
  • Educators, including professors and deans from the leading public health schools and programs.
  • Most importantly, YOU will be there, making connections and educating those around you.

What will I learn?

More than 4,000 abstracts are presented at the Annual Meeting on topics covering all areas of public health. Take a peek into the many sessions you’ll be able to attend using APHA's Online Program. View session details and specific abstracts to make the most of your time during the meeting. There is something for everyone.  Check out a number of must-attend sessions and events on the APHA Schedule at a Glance.


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