IH Section Activities at the APHA Annual Meeting – Please join us!

Attention, APHA Annual Meeting Attendees! The IH Section leaders and members are looking forward to next week’s meeting and invite registered Section members (as well as those interested in becoming Section members) to attend the our meetings and networking events. Below please find a short summary of our activities, including several specifically geared toward students and early career professionals who want to get involved and learn more about careers in global health. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago next week!


IH Section Business Meeting 1 will give new and renewed members a chance to meet colleagues and learn about how to get involved in the many committees and activities.  Session 235.0
When: Sunday, November 1, 2-3:30 pm
Where: W190a McCormick Place CC

Visit the IH Section Booth in the Exhibit Hall, Booth #1429-7B

All are welcome to attend the following IH Section Committee meetings:

Global Health Students Committee. Session 281.0
A great opportunity for students to meet and get the most out of APHA membership.
When: Sunday November 1, 4–5:30 pm
Where: W184bc McCormick Place CC
Contact: Neil Patel/ Hannah Elsevier <apha.ihsc@gmail.com>

International Maternal Child Health Working GroupSession 282.0
When: Sunday November 1, 4–5:30 pm
Where:  W196a McCormick Place CC
Contact: Laura Altobelli <laura@future.edu>

Community-Based Primary Health Care Working GroupSession 355.0
When: Monday November 2, 6:30–8 pm
Where: W185a McCormick Place CC
Contact: Laura Parajon <lauraparajon@amoshealth.org>

International Health Advocacy and Policy Committee. Session 356.0
When: Monday November 2, 6:30–8 pm
Where: W470a McCormick Place CC
Contact: Kevin Sykes <kjsykes13@gmail.com>

Global Health Connections Working Group
Join our group of young international health professionals.
When: Wednesday November 4, 6:30–8 am
Where: W470a McCormick Place CC
Contact: Theresa Majeski <theresa.majeski@gmail.com>

Don’t miss the IH Section Reception and Awards Ceremony.  Session: 425.0
There will be a student networking activity, opportunities to talk with fellow section members, and much more.
When: Tuesday November 3, 6–9 pm
Where: W185d McCormick Place CC

For the complete listing of IH Section Sessions please see:  https://apha.confex.com/apha/143am/webprogram/IH.html

Sign up on APHA Connect to receive regular information about IH Section activities during the year.  Go to http://connect.apha.org to create an account and set up your profile.

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One response to “IH Section Activities at the APHA Annual Meeting – Please join us!

  1. Pingback: #APHA15, Day 2: Monday is for Networking (and @ninjasforhealth) | IH BLOG

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