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Member Organizations

 

American Public Health Association
School Health Education and Services Section

Website

http://www.apha.org/membergroups/sections/aphasections/schoolhealth/

 


Year Established: 1942

Statement of Purpose:

  • To provide a Section within the Association which works independently, with other Association substructures, and with external organizations toward the improvement of early childhood, school, and college health programs.

  • To interpret the functions and responsibilities of health agencies to daycare, preschool, school, and college personnel.

  • To interpret early childhood, school, and college health education and service objectives to other public health personnel and assist them in integrating the objectives in their community.

  • To provide a forum for discussion of practices and research in early childhood, school, and college health.

  • To encourage the provision of health promotion programs within the school and college settings which address the needs of children and school personnel.

  • To encourage among interested Association members the study and discussion of procedures and problems in early childhood, school, and college health services, health education, and environmental health programs.

Membership: ~300

Publications:

A newsletter is published twice a year

Meetings:

A national annual meeting is held in conjunction with the APHA meeting at various locations throughout the United States.

2011 October 29 - November 2,
Washington, DC (139th Meeting)

2012 October 27-31,
San Francisco, CA (140th Meeting)
 


ORGANIZATION

Delegate:

Christopher M. Ledingham, PhD, MPH, MCHES

Assistant Professor

University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College

School of Education - Health and Human Performance Department

80 Fort Brown

Brownsville, TX 78520

christopher.ledingham@utb.edu

Phone: 956-882-5756

 

Alternate Delegate:

 

Larry K. Olsen, DrPH, CHES

SHES Chair

1505 Curnutt Street

Las Cruces, NM  88011

Phone:  575 522-0016

lkoump53@msn.com

 

Section Chair:

Larry K. Olsen, DrPH, CHES

SHES Chair

1505 Curnutt Street

Las Cruces, NM  88011

Phone:  575 522-0016

lkoump53@msn.com

 

 

Section Chair Elect:

Martha Bergen

mbergren@nasn.org

 

 

Director of Component Affairs:

Frances Atkinson
APHA
800 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Ph: (202) 777-2483 ; FX: (202) 777-2530
E-mail: frances.atkinson@apha.org

 

Legislative Liaison:

 

Public Affairs and Advocacy
Susan Polan, PhD

Associate Executive Director, Public Affairs and Advocacy

susan.polan@apha.org

202-777-2510

Directs Communications and Governmental Relations Activities

 

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