Pennsylvania Public Health Association


Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA) is an all membership organization working to promote the health of Pennsylvania residents.  PPHA does this through the advancement of sound public health policies and practice. 

Thanks to those of you who joined us in San Diego for the American Public Health Association conference. It was great to have so many Pennsylvanians present and to have so many of you stop by our booth.  We look forward to working together to prepare for next year's conference in Philadelphia! Email us your ideas for how to best represent our state -

2019 Pennsylvania Public and Community Health Annual Conference 

April 2, 2019

Lancaster, PA



                                     2019 Pennsylvania Public and Community Health Annual Conference

April 2, 2019
Lancaster, PA

Call for Abstracts     


The Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA), the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH), and the Penn State College of Medicine's Public Health Program
announce a one-day conference,  
Invigorating Public Health in Pennsylvania through Community-based Initiatives, which will highlight community and public health issues for diverse and underserved populations.  Abstracts are now being accepted on topics that address:

• Community and public health strategies; 
• Best practices in improving the health of special and underserved populations, with a special focus on migrant and immigrant farmworkers; and
• The use of data-driven and evidence-based practices in public and community health. 

Abstract submissions can be accessed here.   


The conference will be held on April 2, 2019 at the Eden Inn and Suites in Lancaster, PA.

Paid conference registration is required for all presenters whose abstracts are accepted for either oral or poster presentations.  The registration fee will be $69 for students and $99/$109 for all others.

For more information, contact PORH Outreach Coordinator Terri Klinefelter, at 814-863-8214 or


Terri Klinefelter
Outreach Coordinator


The conference will have many new informative sessions on public health activities occurring across Pennsylvania! 
More information to follow soon.  Join PPHA today to support public health in PA!



About Us

PPHA members are from across the state and have an interest and expertise over a wide range of health-related issues, including those related to policy, education, private and public sector health services and healthcare delivery, legislation, and health-related research.

The Pennsylvania Public Health Association PPHA is a state affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA)

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