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Nominate someone you know for the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award.  Nomination form can be found here.  More information can be found here and a list of past recipients here.   Deadline for Nominations is February 19th, 2016.  Many past recipients are FPHA members, including our Executive Director, Sandy Magyar!!

February 11-12, 2016
Hilton Downtown Bayfront, St. Petersburg, FL
Florida Immunization Summit 2016: Be HPV Free Florida-This summit will bring together community leaders and health professionals for training and education on the HPV vaccine and its benefits as a cancer preventer. Click here to view the conference homepage.

March 18, 2016
Hilton UF Conference Center, Gainesville, FL 
Understanding Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities: A Healthcare Perspective is the first annual educational summit to provide healthcare providers with a better understanding of gay, lesbian, bisexual, non-heterosexual, and transgender populations. The goal of the conference is to provide information to create a climate of inclusivity and openness in healthcare settings and to increase healthcare providers' knowledge of health disparities. Click here for more information

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Shannon Hughes, FPHA President 2015-2016

President's Corner

Greetings esteemed public health professionals!

Thank you for visiting the FPHA web page.  We are proud of the work underway to refresh and reinvigorate our efforts to educate and inform public health professionals in Florida.  Work is underway for the FPHA annual education conference (scheduled for July in Orlando), a regional south Florida one-day conference, and a variety of other activities all designed to bring public health folks together for learning, networking and motivating!  Get involved! We need you – and we welcome all public health professionals to join our work – the more energy and enthusiasm, the better!  Our membership fees are very reasonable and we hope to see all members re-join and bring a colleague or two into the mix.

Our annual education conference is shaping up to be an exciting time – and is always a fun learning experience – so put it on your calendar now.  Members are encouraged to identify items that can be donated and listed on our silent auction at the conference – the funds raised go to scholarships for public health students. 

In the words of Edith Wharton, “There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that reflects its light.” 

Best Regards –
Shannon Hughes 

FPHA President

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The FPHA Foundation is the 501(c)(3) arm of FPHA and is the organization that plans the educational meetings, seeks grants, provides services to other health care organizations and gives scholarships to public health graduate and undergraduate students (more than $26,000 in the past 11 years).  We ask that you consider making a tax deductable donation to the FPHA Foundation. Click
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