Professional Associations

American Public Health Association (APHA) – Member since 2019

APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that combines a nearly 150-year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health.



APHA LGBTQ Health Caucus Policy Committee – Member since 2020

Since its founding in 1975, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus has been an association of public health professionals committed to furthering LGBT issues within the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the field of public health at large. In 2019, the caucus executive committee voted to update the caucus name to be more inclusive and better reflect the diversity of caucus membership. For more information about the LGBTQ Health Caucus, please see our Frequently Asked Questions. http://aphalgbtq.org/



Ohio Public Health Association – Member since 2019

The Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) is Ohio’s professional association for all those who work in, or support the various fields of Public Health. We are the Ohio affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). We’ve been around for awhile and we’ve seen and been involved in many of our nation’s biggest health stories.