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Public Health: Associations & Organizations

Research in environmental/occupational epidemiology requires an interdisciplinary approach.

State and Local Associations

    Colorado Association of Local Boards of Health (CALBOH) strengthens local boards of health through education, training, networking, advocacy, collaboration and celebration

    Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials (CALPHO) fosters an effective and efficient public health system in Colorado, encourages improvement in the quality, capacity, and leadership of local public health agencies

    Colorado Directors of Environmental Health (CDEH) represents Environmental Health Directors of local health departments as well as individuals responsible for the overall management of environmental health programs in cities, counties or regions

    Colorado Environmental Health Association (CEHA) dedicated to advancing the cause of general, professional or technical environmental health

    Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA) represents a broad geographic area, including metro Denver, the Western slope and Eastern plains

    Colorado Public Health Nursing Leaders working together to strengthen public health nursing practices across the state of Colorado

    Colorado Rural Health Center offers services and resources to rural healthcare providers, facilities and communities.

    Colorado Society for Public Health Education services & programs designed to enhance skills and improve knowledge as well as promote career development and networking

    Public Health Alliance of Colorado collaborative of ten public health organizations joining together to share resources, administrative support, and communications

    Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado (PHNAC) specialty nursing organization for professional nurses committed to the advancement of public health nursing

    Western Colorado Association of Environmental Health Officers (WCAEHO) fosters and encourages research, education and dissemination of information related to environmental health

        Regional/National/International Associations

        American Public Health Association (APHA) represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities   

        Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPHA) - promotes the efforts of schools of public health to improve the health of every person through education, research, and policy 

        Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) - representing the public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia 

        International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) - worldwide, independent and professional association of individuals and organizations committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people through education, community action and the development of healthy public policy

        Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) - professional organization for all midwives, recognizing the diversity of educational backgrounds and practice styles within the profession

        National Association for County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) - national organization representing local health departments

        National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) - national association of state vital records and public health statistics offices

        National Association of Community Health Centers (NACNC) - works with a network of state health center and primary care organizations to serve health centers

        National Association of Health Data Organizations - (NAHDO) dedicated to improving health care through the collection, analysis, dissemination, public availability, and use of health data

        National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) - national voice for local, tribal, and state boards of health

        National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) - dedicated exclusively to improving the delivery of quality, cost-effective health care in rural under served areas through the Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program

        National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)- advancing environmental health through advancement of education and motivation

        National Rural Health Association (NRHA) - provides leadership on rural health issues

        Public Health Foundation (PHF) - dedicated to achieving healthy communities through research, training, and technical assistance

        Public Health Law Association (PHLA) - for everyone who shapes, uses, teaches, studies or conducts research in the field of public health law and policy

        Public Health Leadership Society (PHLS) - alumni from national, state and regional public health leadership institutes

        Safe States Alliance - support state and local injury and violence prevention professionals

        Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) - committed to keeping epidemiologists at the vanguard of scientific developments

        Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) - the only professional organization devoted exclusively to public health education and health promotion

        Society of Toxicology (SOT) - committed to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science of toxicology