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This Is Public Health, a brand run by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, raises awareness about education and career options in public health through student ambassadors, graduate fairs, partnerships, interprofessional activities, and other pipeline-building events for students.

Since the inception, This Is Public Health has produced:

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Do you work in #publichealth or know someone who does? We are looking for 100,000 professionals to participate in the #WeArePublicHealth global workforce study. The survey is available in Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Mandarin, and Spanish.

π…π’π―πž 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐒π₯π₯ 𝐰𝐒𝐧 $πŸ“πŸŽπŸŽ 𝐠𝐒𝐟𝐭 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬!

Visit the link in our bio to access the survey.

This exciting study from the National Board of Public Health Examiners will be the first of its kind to use task-based methodology to analyze the responsibilities of the global public health workforce at this level of detail.

A subset of responses will be used to update the content outline of the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam. A preliminary analysis and the data set will also be made available to partner organizations, including schools and programs of public health, for further analysis.
#NBPHE #ThisIsPublicHealth #JobTaskAnalysis #PublicHealthWorkforce #CPH
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Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, which takes on special significance in the wake of numerous recent mass shootings. As the leading voice in academic public health, @aspphorg will continue to speak out, advocate for gun safety laws, and actively support our member institutions’ ongoing efforts to stop gun violence through research, intervention, and publication. We urge our followers to wear orange today and continue to bring attention to this national epidemic of gun violence that affects our communities.
#thisispublichealth #stopgunviolence #aspphadvocates #wearorange
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ASPPH is devastated by the recent mass shootings in Buffalo and now at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts break for the victims and families of those who were killed and injured, as well as those who had to endure this traumatic experience. Gun violence is a public health issue, and it is preventable. ASPPH is committed to doing more to end these unacceptable acts of violence.

As a public health community, we will continue to speak out against gun violence, and we will work strategically to prevent further tragedies. Here are some actions ASPPH will take:

1. Urge policymakers to take action to strengthen policies around background checks, banning certain types of weapons, and safer storage of firearms.

2. Continue to support additional federal research funding related to gun violence and mental health and enable our members to pursue grants in this area.

3. Collaborate with interprofessional groups to coordinate actions on this issue to enhance impact.

4. Provide an online platform for members to share their work on gun violence including curriculum, research, and community actions.

5. Convene an expert taskforce of our members to strengthen our work in this area.

ASPPH stands with the victims and their families. As the leading voice in academic public health, we are committed to preventing future senseless acts of violence, and we urge all of our members to join us in these efforts.

#ThisIsPublicHealth #EndGunViolence
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πŸ“’ Join our team! The ASPPH Public Health Fellowship Program is looking for early-career public health professionals to take part in 1-year training opportunities to support DEIJ & advance education in public health.

Deadline: 06/20/22

Apply Now! (Link in Bio)

Know someone who would be a great fit? Share this post with them πŸ™. #publichealth #jobsearch #fellowship #mph
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Changes to mental health accessibility are coming on July 16th, 2022! 

For clarification, the current number 1-800-273-TALK (8255) will remain available even after the launch of the shorter code. Users can select either option and will be routed to the same number.

Para EspaΓ±ol: 1-888-628-9454
For Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255


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TOMMOROW! Join us, Albana O. and Savannah B., for a LIVE chat on "Paths to Public Mental Health." We will be taking questions from our followers on all topics Public Mental Health as we explore how we both came to work in the field, and the importance of mental health in our own lives and work. 

You can comment below with your questions, or send them through our Story. We can't wait to hear from you all!

#ambassadortakeover #mhm #thisispublichealth #together4mh #mentalhealthawarenessmonth
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