- Visit the annual meeting website.
- Read a Public Health Newswire Q&A with Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
The American Public Health Association's 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition
October 29–November 2, 2011
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Booth Number: 2051
Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies.
That’s the theme of the 2011 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. We couldn’t agree more: Physical and social environments and community resources heavily influence health behavior, as much of our research and work will attest.
The Foundation has a substantial presence at the conference, and we are echoing that theme as we strive to bring awareness to:
During this year's meeting, RWJF is communicating information related to these priorities and connecting with conference attendees and the field in an unprecedented number of ways:
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