In this issue: NJPHA President on partnerships and advocacy in 2017; NJDOH Acting Deputy Commissioner on the Department's "Protect Your Baby from Syphilis" prevention campaign; Rutgers School of Public Health's Dean on keeping the public in public health; and an article on getting started in public health advocacy. Winter 2018
New Jersey Public Health Association Posts
The New Jersey Department of Health’s September-October 2017 newsletter “Health Matters,” is available here.
President: Paschal Nwako
President-elect: Hansel Asmar
Immediate Past President: Kevin McNally
Vice President: Don Weinbaum
Second Vice President: Cynthia Golembeski
Secretary: Teresa Keeler
Treasurer: Oliver Lontok
Executive Board members at large
Check out the latest edition of the New Jersey Department of Health’s “Health Matters” newsletter. This special edition is devoted entirely to Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) content.
New Jersey Department of Health monthly newsletter.
View or download the newsletter here.
Climate Change Policy in New Jersey
Advancing Opportunities to Make New Jersey Safer, Greener, Healthier, and More Prosperous
A conference hosted by the New Jersey Climate
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
New Jersey Public Health Association
In collaboration with the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
2017 Annual Conference
Prevention of Brain Injuries
October 23, 2017
Visit the Annual Conference page for more details
The March of Dimes in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to increase patient awareness of Congenital Syphilis.
Syphilis during pregnancy can cause serious problems for your baby, like premature birth (before 37 weeks of pregnancy). It also can cause death for your baby before or after birth. If your baby is born with syphilis, it can cause lifelong problems, like being blind or deaf. Learn how to protect your baby from syphilis.
Reference the following materials for more information.
The Fellowship in Government provides a unique public policy learning experience, demonstrates the value of science-government interaction and enhances public health science and practical knowledge in government. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials and an interest in serving as a staff person in the U.S. Congress. The fellowship is based in Washington, D.C.
Applications, additional information and brief articles from the previous fellows are available on APHA’s website.
The application deadline for the 2018 fellowship is August 14, 2017