The New Mexico Public Health Association envisions New Mexico as a place where
the resources, socioeconomic conditions, and environment exist
in which ALL people can be healthy. 
Our mission is to promote public health practice, policies, and systems
that support health equity in New Mexico.
We accomplish our mission by providing a forum for sharing research and practices,
and serving as a base for leadership development, networking, and action.

 Learn more at our About Us page

To learn more about Membership, click here

Registration is open!

13th ANNUAL 



"Effective Advocacy: From Grassroots to the Roundhouse"

Friday, December 9, 2016

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Embassy Suites Albuquerque - Hotel & Spa

1000 Woodward Place NE

Albuquerque, NM



To view the agenda, click here!

(Agenda subject to change)

Submit your Proposal for the 2017 Legislative Session now!

(Submissions Due November 25th)





"Effective Advocacy: From Grassroots to the Roundhouse"

Friday, December 9, 2016 
    Embassy Suites Albuquerque - Hotel & Spa   
1000 Woodward Place NE, Albuquerque, 
Albuquerque, NM  




The 2016 NMPHA Annual Conference was a huge success, thanks to all the participants and sponsors of the event!



APHA SAYS "GET READY!" September is National Preparedness Month, but everyday should be Get Ready Day! We know from experience that we all need to be prepared at any time of the year - whether it's for fires, floods or flu! For more information on how to Get Ready, click here for access to valuable fact sheets and downloadable handouts.

2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition
Denver, CO| Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2016
2015 Annual Meeting Theme 
 Creating the Healthiest Nation:
Ensuring the Right to Health

APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of your peers from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share experiences.
Find out why this is an event you can't miss.

Join us at the Colorado Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Denver for the world's largest public health conference and expo!

Check our our blog posts and videos from the 2015 meeting in Chicago!

What's New?

Become an important part of APHA 2016

  • Submit an Abstract - APHA Sections/SPIGs, Forums and Caucuses are seeking abstracts. Each of these APHA member groups indicate specific topic areas in which they are inviting abstracts to be submitted. Please view member groups and their topics carefully to determine the best fit for your abstract. How do I submit an abstract? (PDF)

  • Submit a Learning Institute Proposal - The APHA Learning Institute (LI) Courses are concentrated skills-based continuing education (CE) held immediately prior to the APHA Annual Meeting. Help fill the knowledge gap by hosting a half- or full-day in-depth session.

  • Review an Abstract - Play an important role in the creation of the Annual Meeting Program by reviewing submitted abstracts in your subject area.

Want to Get More Involved with NMPHA? There are many ways to become more involved with NMPHA. Current opportunities to put your skills and energy to work for public health in New Mexico include joining the following standing committees:

Annual Conference Committee
Responsible for planning and implementing NMPHA's annual conference. Contact NMPHA Co-Presidents
 Marsha McMurray-Avila or Tracy McDaniel for more information or to get involved.

Policy Committee

Informs and motivates members and community partners to engage in public health advocacy in NMPHA's priority areas. Responsible for planning and implementing the Annual Health Policy Legislative Forum, recommending the NMPHA policy agenda for the state legislative session, and contributing to policy-related sessions for the Annual Conference. Contact Policy Committee Co-Chairs Abuko Estrada or Clarissa Silva to get involved.

Membership Committee
Responsible for establishing and monitoring systems for recruitment and retention of members, assuring that members' needs are met and maximizing membership revenue. Contact Membership Committee Chair
Judith Seltzer to get involved.

Communications Committee
Responsible for supporting internal communications among members, external communications to promote NMPHA events, and developing strategies for disseminating the larger public health message, using traditional approaches and social media. Contact Communications Committee Chair Sharz Weeks to get involved.

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