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Minnesota Public Health Association

Since 1907, MPHA has been dedicated to creating a healthier Minnesota through effective public health practice and engaged citizens. 

Welcome! MPHA invites anyone interested in public health to join our non-profit organization. Professionals from any background, and at any stage of their career are welcome! Public health encompasses an extremely broad range of disciplines and the diversity of our members strengthens the organization.

Upcoming Events


July 18th - Health Equity Committee Meeting

Reflecting on Progress, Envisioning Tomorrow: A Continued Dialogue from MPHA’s event 'Advancing Health Equity Report – 10 years later'

Join the MPHA Health Equity Committee on July 18th for a vital follow-up on the progress made in health equity over the past decade, to reimagine what a truly equitable future could look like in the next ten years and what actions it will take to get there.

This event will be held on Zoom from 5:30 to 7:30 PM CT.

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August 7th - Vaccinate the Heartland

Vaccinate the Heartland is a virtual rally celebrating the value of vaccination! This event will inspire action for National Immunization Awareness Month and will celebrate the value of vaccinations across the lifespan. Join us to learn about immunization advocacy, coalition activities, and find new partners throughout the Midwest.

This event will be held on Zoom at 6:00 PM CT.

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August 13th - MPHA Walk & Talk

Come along to enjoy some beautiful Minnesota scenery and connect with fellow MPHA members. Be sure to register to stay updated with any changes and announcements. And don't forget to bring a friend!! We will meet up at Bandshell before our walk..

This even will be held in-person at Lake Harriet from 4:30 to 5:15 PM CT.

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August 15th - We Will Vote Minnesota Launch!

Join us on August 15th, 2024, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CT to learn about the relationship between voting and community health and the We Will Vote Minnesota initiative, designed to improve population health by strengthening civic and voter participation across the health sector.

This is a hybrid event - you can join us both in-person or on Zoom.

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Join the Membership & Communications Committee!

Looking for ways to get involved? Why not join the Membership & Communications Committee?

The committee focuses on membership development and recruitment. The committee is
co-chaired by Ellen Saliares, Past President and Dr. Tolu Oyelowo, Member at Large.
All are welcome! Join us for our next meeting.

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Get involved

A great way to get involved in MPHA is to join one of our formal committees or special interest groups!

You can choose to spend as little or as much of your time on participating in ongoing committee activities, attending meetings (conference call options available), or assisting with one-time projects and events.

Join a Committee!

About MPHA

Established in 1907, MPHA is a volunteer driven organization representing a broad spectrum of community and health professionals on behalf of the public. It is an organization where public health workers from multiple disciplines and sectors come together around shared values and goals. We engage and develop our members to mobilize the community to protect and improve the public’s health.

Learn more about us!

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Support MPHA!

Hear from three of our members on why they support MPHA!

Access & growth

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"Your money supports access. It supports community. And it supports the professional growth of people who are working in public health, making a difference."

Ellen Saliares

Community Engagement

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"From attending the annual conference to being a committee member, community engagement, community involvement, volunteer opportunities ...and connecting with people overall on a public health standpoint!"

DeAndre' Morris Jr.

Professional Development

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"MPHA is helping me develop as a professional and get ready for what I'm going to do next."

Delaine Anderson


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