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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. 

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.

Community Organizing to Advance Health Equity Policy June 13!

Do you have all the tools you need to advance your policy priorities with community organizing?

Join MPHA members and friends for the first in this three-part session where we will use an interactive approach to build your capacity to organize community voices to advance health equity.

Register for June 13 training!

Annual Business Meeting & Awards Ceremony June 14!

All are welcome at this virtual meeting to review highlights, meet the board (including newly elected officers!), and look ahead for MPHA. Then we will celebrate MPHA 2023 Award winners!

Register for June 14!

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Health Equity Committee on June 15!

All MPHA members and friends are invited to join the Health Equity's June  15, 5:30 - 7:30 pm CT virtual meeting for a special presentation: "Equity and Community Engagement in Minnesota".

Invited speakers are Migdalia Loyola Meléndez, MPA - Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Engagement and the new Chief Equity Officer Dr. Stephanie Burrage from the Office of Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.

Register for June 15 HEC!!

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Pre-Conference Session on May 17!

Please join our Human Impact Partners, "Discovering Power, in Community" May 17, 1-2:30 virtual event!

This special event is for MPHA members, Health Equity Committee members, and MDH Health Promotion Chronic Disease Division. Thank you to MDH for the funding support of this learning session.

Not a current member? Join or renew today! 

Register for May 17!

Join/renew MPHA Membership!

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!

Upcoming MPHA Events

Thank you to our Funders!

Support MPHA!

Hear from three of our members 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, President

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., Membership Committee

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, student member

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