Annual Meeting

Advancing academic public health to drive excellence and innovation in education, research, and practice

The 2024 ASPPH Annual Meeting for Academic Public Health was March 21-23, 2024, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. The meeting was from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET on both Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22. Optional skill-building workshops were also available on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET (pre-registration was required to attend a workshop).

The 2025 ASPPH Annual Meeting for Academic Public Health will be March 19-21, 2025 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA

The Annual Meeting convenes graduate and undergraduate academic public health leaders, faculty, students, and members of the public health community from around the world to engage in discussions and share new strategies and tools to strengthen education, practice, and research in public health. We are committed to presenting timely, relevant sessions and information and facilitating essential discussions that advance our shared mission of creating a healthier world.

Why attend ASPPH Annual Meeting?


Share, learn, connect, and network with thought leaders in academic public health and among peers


Learn about resources, promising practices, and strategies in your interest area(s)


Stay up to date on the latest priority initiatives for ASPPH and its members


Discuss and take away lessons in academic public health


Academic Public Health Leaders

Deans of schools and senior institutional leaders of graduate and undergraduate programs of public health

Academic Public Health Faculty and Staff

Graduate and undergraduate faculty and staff are all welcome to attend

Public Health Students and Alumni

The next generation of public health leaders from graduate and undergraduate students to recent alumni

Partners and Supporters

Public health partners from the government to fellow association members to the press

Funders and Sponsors

Foundation leaders and sponsors of academic public health initiatives

2024 Annual Meeting by the Numbers


Plenary Sessions

Concurrent Sessions


Leah R. Alexander, PhD, MPH

Meharry Medical College Division of Public Health Practice

DuBois Bowman, PhD, MS

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Laura A. Linnan, ScD

University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health

Lacey Merica, MBA, MS

Rodrigo Reis, PhD, MSc

Washington University in St. Louis – Brown School Public Health Programs

Russell L. Rothman, MD, MPP

Vanderbilt University Institute for Medicine and Public Health

Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPHASPPH Board Chair

Rutgers School of Public Health

Laura Magaña, PhD, MS
ASPPH President & CEO


2023 Annual Meeting Testimonials

Watch video testimonials from previous annual meeting attendees. They offer unique insight into the real experiences and benefits of participating in, and attending, our annual meeting. Showcasing diverse perspectives from attendees, highlighting key learning opportunities and networking events, and the exposure to the latest trends in public health, they provide a genuine, personal view of the event’s atmosphere, the quality of presentations, and the impact of attending on one’s professional development.