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Join the American Public Health Association and enjoy the many benefits of membership including opportunities to expand your public health expertise through science and industry resources, networking and professional development.

Join or renew today and start taking advantage of your APHA member benefits. 

The Latest Public Health News & Research

American Journal of Public Health, the leading peer-reviewed monthly journal, contains original public health research, program evaluations and special reports. You can now access AJPH on your e-reader or e-reader enabled device.

The Nation's Health, the highest circulated periodical in the field, focuses on current public health news from the state legislature to the nation's capital. And, you can take the information anywhere you go with The Nation's Health app. 

APHA Press, the world's foremost publisher of books and periodicals on public health topics, offers materials that are written and edited by distinguished researchers. Members receive up to a 30% discount on books. Visit the APHA bookstore.

Inside Public Health is our monthly newsletter exclusively for APHA members, and it highlights public health news, upcoming events and more.


APHA's professional communities, based on areas of interest, allow you to expand your expertise and network with public health professionals from around the world.

On APHA Connect, members discuss public health issues, share documents and coordinate events though listervs, bulletin boards and calendars. 

All APHA members have a My APHA account where they can join Sections, SPIGs and Forums, manage their preference, update their profile and log in (at the upper right corner of any website page) to access member-only content on That content includes our monthly Legislative Update and Inside Public Health.

Through our Public Health Action Campaign you can advocate year-round in support of core public health priorities.

APHA Student members receive membership in the Student Assembly — the nation's largest student-led public health organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of students.

Professional Development

APHA's Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier public health event in the world, drawing more than 12,500 attendees, 1,000 scientific sessions and 600 exhibitors. APHA members can present research and save up to $155 on registration!

Public Health CareerMart is the #1 job site for public health professionals. Hundreds of listings are available! Post your resume and search jobs for free. APHA members receive up to 35% off job postings they place online with CareerMart.

The Career Development Center gives you access to resume critiquing, career coaching, reference verification and other career services. Only APHA members receive up to 35% off these services.

Earn education credits through APHA's accredited online Continuing Education Program. And APHA members get a $70 discount on the online CPH exam.

APHA is the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health. Join today — together, we will create the healthiest nation in one generation.

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