Massachusetts Public Health Association

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Move the public health agenda with colleagues across the state! Come to the MPHA 2016 Annual Meeting, Expo & Career Fair

Do not miss this important conversation to move the public health agenda and inform policy on the inextricable link between public health and racial justice. We are excited to have keynotes by Camara Jones and Sandro Galea and opening remarks…

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Between now and November 11th, register for the MPHA Annual Meeting and receive a year of MPHA membership!

Benefits of MPHA membership include: Exclusive member-only rates to all MPHA events. A network of over 600 local public health activists, and professionals who partner with MPHA in various ways to advance public health and wellbeing in Massachusetts. Timely updates on policy…

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View Video of MPHA and MetroWest Health Foundation Forum on the Marijuana Ballot Initiative

On September 16, 2016, MPHA and the MetroWest Health Foundation held a forum in Framingham on the controversial ballot initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana in Massachusetts (Question 4). More than one hundred people attended the forum discussion on the public health…

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Early Bird Registration for MPHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting, Expo and Career Fair is Now Open!

Join us November 16, 2016 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA to Move the Public Health Agenda, at the MPHA 2016 Annual Meeting, Expo and Career Fair. This November, MPHA will bring together more than 350 public health professionals…

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Digging Deeper: the Public Health and Criminal Justice Implications of Marijuana Legalization

Following the success of MPHA’s May forum on marijuana legalization, MPHA is hosting a second forum on the issue in Framingham in collaboration with the MetroWest Health Foundation . We are thrilled to have Martha Bebinger, WBUR award winning health reporter, as the moderator…

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Save the Date! Camara Jones and Sandro Galea will Speak at MPHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Camara Jones is President of the American Public Health Association, and a Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and the Cardiovascular…

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Save the Date – MPHA September Forum on Marijuana Ballot

In November 2016, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana and make it available on a commercial basis through regulated retail outlets. Following the success of MPHA’s May 12th forum…

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On the Move: $6 Million for the Food Trust

Last night, the House approved an Economic Development bill which includes $6 million in capital dollars for the Massachusetts Food Trust! The action comes after nearly 4 years of intensive advocacy and organizing by MPHA, members of the Act FRESH Campaign,…

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The Journey of Leadership: MPHA’s 14th Annual Awards Breakfast

Last Friday, June 3, nearly 400  people from across the Commonwealth came together over breakfast to honor four dedicated and accomplished public health heroes and to demonstrate support for MPHA’s commitment to a healthier and more equitable Massachusetts. Honorees provided…

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Join the American Heart Association at Heart on the Hill advocacy day

Advocate for healthy food access, opportunities for physical activity in schools, complete Streets and other essential investments in public health at the American Heart Association’s Heart on the Hill on May 23, 2016.  An advocacy training will be held and…

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