Our advocacy efforts influence public policy decisions that impact member schools and programs and their faculty and students. We provide timely information about Federal legislative and regulatory developments to the leaders of academic public health to better inform their operational and investment decisions.
ASPPH has a detailed advocacy strategy that is updated each year in consolation with the Advocacy Committee and the Board on behalf of our members.
Here you will find ASPPH’s yearly policy and funding recommendations to federal agencies, Congress, and global organizations.
We provide resources to our members to assist them with their engagement with policy makers.
As the leading voice in academic public health, ASPPH takes a proactive, results focus to advocacy and policy. We set a yearly policy agenda and work to make a tangible impact on behalf of our members and public health.
Tim Leshan leads public relations and advocacy for ASPPH. This includes both internal and external communications, advocacy for academic public health, as well as global affairs and fundraising.
Tim Leshan, MPA
Chief External Relations & Advocacy Officer
Beeta Rasouli drives advocacy initiatives for ASPPH. She promotes federal policies that support the academic public health community. Beeta also serves as a congressional liaison for ASPPH and its members.
Beeta Rasouli, MPH
Director of Advocacy & Federal Affairs
The Pressroom provides the latest news from ASPPH for our members, the press and policy makers and serves as a resource center. Informing and impacting the broader conversation on health, diversity, inclusion, and social justice.