The Virginia Public Health Association is a 501(c)3 not for profit alliance of multi-disciplinary health professionals from the public and private sectors committed to improving the health of all Virginians. Founded in 1950, VAPHA represents the public’s interest in the health of all Virginia residents and is an affiliate of the American Public Health Association. The mission of the association is to improve the public’s health in Virginia by strengthening public health practice and promoting sound public health policy.
The Association is committed to actively forming new partnerships, ideas and initiatives and serving as a forum for all of the voices of public health in Virginia to be heard. VAPHA is an active partner in the Commonwealth Public Health Training Center and is responsible for planning and executing the conferences associated with the grant.
VAPHA is an old organization with a new focus and energy. The aim of the Board of Directors is to grow this organization so that it can become a powerful presence and advocate for public health in our Commonwealth.
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