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Welcome to the Maryland Public Health Association

The Maryland Public Health Association (MdPHA) is one of the oldest and most vibrant state affiliates of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and Maryland’s leading professional organization for those working in the field of public health. MdPHA remains dedicated to increasing health equity for Marylanders through advocacy and community collaborations. Read more »

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Your Public Health Professional and You

Meet Rickayla Dixon

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Calling all Public Health Professionals!!

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Join us in Minneapolis this year!

Sign up today for APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo!

Last Day for Early Bird Registration is July 15th! 

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Student Chapter Spotlight:

University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland's School of Medicine is a student affiliate of the Maryland Public Health Association. Student chapters are a great opportunity to network with public health professionals, meet other public health students and find opportunities such as internships and other professional development activities. 

If you are interested in starting a chapter at your university or college, please reach out to us at

MdPHA Advocacy Spotlight

A Special Thank You to our Guest Speakers and Collaborative Partners! 

Missed the Legislative Wrap-Up Event?

Not to Worry! Click here to access the presentation, legislative wrap-up PDF, and event photos!

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Upcoming Events

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Climate Change and Health

Our Health and Climate initiative aims to empower health professionals to get involved in climate and environmental health action in Maryland in meaningful, inclusive, and effective ways.
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The Maryland Public Health Association is an affiliated association of the American Public Health Association (APHA). We have collaborated with APHA to grow stronger as organizations, to share expertise, influence, and resources, and to advocate for common priorities at the local, state and federal levels. APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. It is the only organization that combines a 150-year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health. Learn more at

MdPHA student members

MdPHA Student Section

The Student Section of the Maryland Public Health Association (SMdPHA) is an organization open to ALL students from ALL universities and colleges!

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News & Updates

Annual Event

More information about the MdPHA annual event can be found here.

Annual Meeting Sponsors

We offer sponsorships before our annual meeting. Please use our sponsorship form or contact with questions.

Contact Us:

The Maryland Public Health Association
PO Box 7045
6801 Oak Hall Lane
Columbia, MD 21045-9998



MdPHA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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