North Dakota Public Health Association

The mission of NDPHA is to improve, promote, and protect health for residents of North Dakota through leadership in policy, partnerships, and best practices.


APHA 2019 Theme - Creating the Healthiest Nation. For Science. For Action. For Health.

DATE: November 2-6 | LOCATION: Philadelphia PA

APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest and most influential annual gathering of public health professionals. Nearly 13,000 attendees join us each year to present, learn and find inspiration. 


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By becoming a member you will instantly be part of a dynamic and professionally diverse network of over 200 public health professionals and students in North Dakota. 


Welcome to the North Dakota Public Health Association

The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) is an organization that gives a voice to public health matters and provides opportunities to partner, create new vision, and be an instrument affecting the health status for citizens all across the state. It is a conduit to bring together persons interested in public health for the purpose of fostering a better understanding of public health problems and practices and to facilitate the interchange of ideas relating to methods for solutions of these problems. NDPHA aids in the promotion of state and local legislation in the interest of public health with particular focus on the interrelationship between health and quality of life.

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Celebrating 75 Years of NDPHA!

This video gives a snapshot of the last 75 years of North Dakota Public Health Association! 

We are looking for passionate individuals who care about public health to be on the NDPHA Governing Council! 

The following governing council and section chairs are open for the 2019-2020 terms. There is no greater way to give back to the association than to serve in a leadership role! The positions listed below will be selected during the NDPHA Annual Meeting occurring on Tuesday June 11th.

  • Awards/Nominations Committee: This position calls for a total of 3 persons to develop and disseminate annual NDPHA award nomination information, collect and review award submissions. The nomination portion is responsible for tracking governing council positions and upcoming vacancies. This person then submits upcoming vacancies for nominations from the NDPHA member listing. This person will sit on the Awards/Nomination committee (2 meetings/year) as well as the governing council (quarterly meetings). This position is a 1-year term.
The current individuals will be holding their positions until the June Annual Meeting. You are more than welcome to reach out to them and ask further questions if interested. Visit the Governing Council page to find their respective contact information or email

Relationship with the American Public Health Association

North Dakota Public Health Association is an affiliated association of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Since 1918, 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. They strengthen the profession of public health, promote best practices and share the latest public health research and information. APHA is the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at

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