American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP)
AAPHP was founded in 1954. Its initial purpose was to serve as the voice of physician directors of state and local health departments at the national level. Since its inception, AAPHP has been recognized by the American Medical Association as a medical specialty society, with formal representation in the AMA House of Delegates. AAPHP's objectives now include advocacy on behalf of all public health physicians, whether employed in public or private settings, or academia. Current major issues include tobacco control, injury prevention, public health surveillance, disease control, correctional (prison/jail) health, policy and management training, workforce issues,and issues pertaining to access to health care, health equity, health disparities, cultural competence and preventive services.
Founded by articles of incorporation in the state of Texas in 1954. Availabe from Dr. David Cinduff at email addresss above..
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