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Health Care Reform, Sex Education, Disaster Preparedness Among Public Health Issues at APHA Annual Meeting, Oct. 25-29
Date:9/15/2008

Renowned Public Health Leaders to Open and Close Meeting

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of public health experts will gather in San Diego, Oct. 25-29, to tackle pressing health concerns facing the nation during the American Public Health Association's (APHA) 136th Annual Meeting & Exposition. Press registration is available at http://www.apha.org/about/news/ampressinfo/.

The 2008 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is themed "Public Health Without Borders." Along with thematic topics like refugee health, water and land rights, and pollution management across borders, Annual Meeting sessions will also address pressing issues of political importance, such as health care reform and reproductive rights.

The meeting kicks off Sunday, Oct. 26, with a presentation by Sir Michael Marmot, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci, director of the International Institute for Society and Health. A panel of former surgeons general, Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS; David Satcher, MD, PhD; and M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, will speak at the Closing Session on Wednesday, Oct. 29. In between, more than 900 scientific sessions will provide the most up-to-date public health research reflecting the broad impact of the field on our lives.

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world. All APHA Annual Meeting scientific sessions are listed online and are fully searchable at http://www.apha.org/meetings. To view the program schedule for each session and to see the abstracts for each presentation, please visit http://www.apha.org/meetings/sessions/. Final programs with session locations along with daily news media updates will be available on-site at the APHA Press Office.

Learn more about the American Public Health Association at http://www.apha.org/about/news/presskit/boilerplate.htm.

Contact: Bithiah Lafontant

(202) 777-2509

bithiah.lafontant@apha.org


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