External Relations

Through our External Relations and Advocacy efforts, we engage with members, stakeholders, and the broader public, ensuring that ASPPH and our members’ values are clearly articulated and resonate. Our communications efforts help disseminate vital information, fostering a sense of community, and showcase ASPPH as a thought leader in academic public health.



Proper usage of the ASPPH logo is essential to maintain brand integrity and consistency. See our ASPPH Logo Usage page to ensure the logo is correctly displayed across all platforms and materials.


The ASPPH Messaging Guide is designed to help members of the public health community communicate the impact and importance of their work. This guide provides powerful messaging tools, compelling examples, and evidence-based strategies to address public health challenges and priorities.


Our ASPPH Photo Usage document provides clear guidelines on properly using and attributing photos in our projects. Follow these guidelines to ensure that we respect copyright laws and maintain a consistent and professional appearance across all media.


Toolkits are comprehensive collections of resources designed to support specific tasks or projects. Toolkits are essential for ensuring that tasks are performed with consistency, efficiency, and high quality.


Explore ASPPH’s impactful achievements in our annual reports. Dive into the highlights and innovations driving academic public health forward.

Toolkits and Guides

Voting is Public Health

Discover how voting influences health policies that improve individual and community well-being. Our guide highlights the profound connection between civic engagement and public health, emphasizing the critical role voting plays in shaping policies that affect health equity, gun violence, climate change and more.

Mental Health is Public Health

By promoting awareness and understanding of mental health, we can help reduce the barriers that prevent people from seeking help and support, and ultimately improve the overall well-being of our society. Join ASPPH every May to support Mental Health for All: Equity, Access, and Inclusivity.

Public Health Thank You Day

Join ASPPH every year on the Monday before Thanksgiving to show your appreciation for public health professionals and public health heroes around the world in honor of Public Health Thank You Day. As we continue to work together to advance academic public health and prepare for future public health crises, we applaud your endless dedication.

Empowering Policymakers Resource Guide

In this resource guide, we provide key messaging and resources that ASPPH members can use when talking with the public, as well as local and federal policymakers, to advocate for sustained public health investments. The need for sustained public health funding has never been greater than in this era of disinformation, a significant public health threat itself. We urge you to join us in this advocacy effort to create a healthier world by downloading and using our resource guide.

Friday Letter (Weekly Newsletter)

The Friday Letter is an essential weekly read for anyone interested in the latest news from schools and programs of public health and public health partners in the United States and around the globe. Join our mailing list to receive our Friday Letter Newsletter.

Thank you to our wonderful members who joined us at the 2024 #ASPPHLeadershipRetreat! The Leadership Retreat convenes ASPPH member deans and program directors to engage in discussions and share experiences and perspectives with colleagues to gain insights into key challenges and opportunities facing academic public health. It provides an opportunity for attendees to share promising practices, increase knowledge, explore innovative solutions, and network in a smaller setting with their peers. This year, we especially enjoyed discussing a variety of topics ranging from Framing the Future implementation to conflict resolution. 
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Looking for a rewarding, meaningful career? Public health offers countless ways to make a lasting impact on lives both locally and globally. ASPPH is here to guide you through every step, from exploring educational options to starting your career. Come learn why ASPPH’s This is Public Health® (TIPH) is here to help you succeed.

Visit our Student Journey website at the link in our bio to learn more!
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People working in health departments all over the country are taking the Governmental Public Health Job Task Survey! The survey closes on July 31 - take it today! 

The survey is a breeze. It takes between 10 - 30 minutes, and the multiple choice questions ask about the key tasks you perform in your job, as well as how important those tasks are to your work. We need your responses to help us identify the essential functions of the governmental public health workforce and support the creation of tools to improve education, recruitment, and retention across the country.

Visit the links in our bio to take the survey and learn more. 
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The Global Network for Academic Public Health (GNAPH) recently hosted a multi-webinar event to showcase the work completed by the second cohort of the This Is Public Health (TIPH) Global Grant Program. Each session featured four grantees presenting on their work.

The 2023 – 2024 period awarded grants to twelve institutions from ten countries, which produced an impressive range of timely projects seeking to enhance the visibility, capacity, and impact of public health around the world through innovative and engaging approaches.

Visit the links in our bio to watch the sessions and read more about the project descriptions.
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Join us at the 2024 NACCHO 360 National Conference Booth #234 (July 22-25 in Detroit, MI) to learn more about the upcoming Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Certification. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, the DIS certification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to excel in Disease Intervention.

⭐ Discover the benefits of Disease Intervention Certification.
💡Gain insights from our team about the This is Disease Intervention (TiDI) Campaign.
🤝 Network with like-minded professionals.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your career! We'll see you there!

Sign up at the link in our bio to learn more.
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Explore graduate education in public health at the virtual ASPPH This is Public Health (TIPH) Graduate School Fair!

Join us on Wednesday, July 17 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET to connect with public health institutions from across the nation, all from the comfort of your own space. Whether you’re an aspiring public health professional or looking to advance your career, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more and start shaping your future in this vital field.

Don’t miss out on this free event for all students! Visit our link in bio to register now and take the first step toward making a difference in public health.

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at the 2024 ASPPH Annual Meeting this past March! Your energy and insights made it a memorable event.

Mark your calendars for the 2025 ASPPH Annual Meeting from March 19-21 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. We look forward to convening with public health leaders, faculty, students, and community members from around the globe to discuss innovative strategies and tools that strengthen public health education, practice, and research.

We look forward to collaborating with you again next year!

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In June, ASPPHxCDC Fellow Emma Kate Sellers shared invaluable tips on how to stay safe from mosquito bites and dengue fever. She shared effective prevention strategies, offering insights on protecting yourself and your community from this mosquito-borne illness. From understanding the risks to implementing practical safety measures, her guidance is essential for anyone in dengue-prone areas. Emma is doing amazing work in San Juan, Puerto Rico! 

Check out our Fellow Story Highlight on our Instagram to watch her full takeover and access the Mosquito Control at Home resource. 
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Every vote counts, especially when it comes to shaping policies that impact public health education and our communities. Voting is a powerful tool that can influence public health funding, research priorities, and the educational resources available to future health professionals.

At ASPPH, we believe in the power of informed decision-making. By casting your vote, you contribute to a system that prioritizes health equity, supports robust academic programs, and promotes policies that protect and improve community health.

Make your voice heard and support the future of public health. Engage in the democratic process and help shape a healthier world for all.

Check out our #VotingIsPublicHealth webpage at the link in our bio.to learn more!

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We are excited to introduce the ASPPH Messaging Guide, a resource intended to enhance the communication efforts of ASPPH members and public health professionals. This guide is designed to effectively convey the critical role and impact of academic public health work.

The ASPPH Messaging Guide provides clear strategies to help you articulate the value of public health, foster community engagement, and advocate for positive change.

Explore this tool and elevate your communication to drive meaningful impact in your community and beyond. Visit our link in bio to download the guide today!

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We had an incredible time last week at the 2024 #ASPPHSectionsRetreat in Boston.

This event brought together representatives from ASPPH-member schools and programs of public health across various domains—Academic Affairs, Data, Diversity & Inclusion, Finance & Administration, Marketing & Communications, Practice, Research, and Student Affairs. The retreat provided a valuable opportunity to share promising practices, enhance knowledge, discuss current challenges, and network with peers in an open and collaborative environment.

One of the many highlights was the Opening Plenary "Navigating Turbulent Waters: Reflecting on Current Academic Challenges and the Impact on the Student Experience" and our ASPPH Advocacy Updated presented by Tim Leshan which we will share more about in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

Thank you to all who attended and contributed to making this retreat a success!

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