Ohio Shows Strong at APHA

– By OPHA President-elect, Natalie DiPietro-Mager

Ohio and OPHA had a strong presence at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference which was held in Atlanta November 3-8. Over 40 members of OPHA attended, and presented over 11 different programs and posters. The OPHA Leadership Team represented OPHA at meetings of the statewide Public Health associations across the nation and for the Great Lakes region specifically.

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Report Details Climate Change Damage

A new report published by The Lancet  provides data on human deaths, the spread of infectious disease and other health effect directly due to climate change.  While the report, titled The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, claims some damage cannot be undone, it also says a comprehensive approach to tackling climate change is “the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century”.

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OPHA Seeks Executive Director

The Ohio Public Health Association is seeking an Executive Director responsible for managing day to day operations and maintaining the stability of the Association. Manages communications within the Association, as well as with outside partners and stakeholders. Acts as the main contact for the Association and promotes the Association’s mission, vision, values and priorities at the local, state, and national levels. Part-time 25-30 hours per week. See full job description at: https://ohiopha.org/job/executive-director/ Continue reading OPHA Seeks Executive Director