American Public Health Association – builds a collective voice for public health, working to ensure access to health care, protect funding for core public health services and eliminate health disparities, among a myriad of other issues. Through its two flagship publications, the peer-reviewed American Journal of Public Health and the award-winning newspaper The Nation's Health, along with its e-newsletter Inside Public Health, the Association communicates the latest public health science and practice to members, opinion leaders and the public, Washington, DC.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials – is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, formulate and influence sound public health policy and ensure excellence in state-based public health practice. ASTHO's primary function is to track, evaluate and advise member on the impact and formation of public or private health policy which may affect them and to provide them with guidance and technical assistance on improving the nation's health. ASTHO's vision is: Healthy people thriving in a nation free of preventable illness and injury. ASTHO's mission is to transform public health within states and territories to help members dramatically improve health and wellness, Arlington, VA.
Frontiers in Public Health Services & Systems Research – features peer-reviewed articles that offer brief descriptions of preliminary findings from an ongoing or recently completed empirical study or quality improvement project that answers a question of importance regarding the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services; the structure, operation, and management of public health delivery systems; the application of quality improvement methods in public health settings; and/or the impact of these endeavors on population health. Findings must have the potential to guide future public health practice, health policy, and research. Frontiers is intended to provide quick access to actionable public health infrastructure research to improve public health practice at the state and local level. It is of use to practitioners, policy makers and researchers.
National Association of County & City Health Officials – the vision is health, equity and well-being for all people in their communities through public health policies and services. NACCHO's mission is to be a leader, partner, catalyst and voice for local health departments in order to ensure the conditions that promote health and equity, combat disease and improve the quality and length of all lives, Washington, DC.
National Public Health Information Coalition – is the premier network of public health communicators in the United States and U.S. territories. We are committed to "making public health public" by sharing our knowledge, expertise and resources to effectively communicate about the important health issues of the day ~ helping people lead healthier lives in healthier communities, Marietta, GA.
Public Health Grand Rounds, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – a monthly webcast created to foster discussion on major public health issues. Each session focuses on key challenges related to a specific health topic, and explores cutting-edge scientific evidence and potential impact of different interventions. The Grand Rounds sessions also highlight how CDC and its partners are already addressing these challenges and discuss the recommendations for future research and practice, Atlanta, GA. See FAQs.