Welcome to the New York State Public Health Association (NYSPHA - pronounced "NISFA") - we are a strong and growing network of health professionals and advocates dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers. The background of our membership is diverse and represents a broad spectrum of health practitioners with positions or experience in health education, wellness, healthcare, health programming, academia (including students studying a health field), and research. We also take special pride to be a voice and a home for staff working at the state or local level in New York's public health departments. All are welcome, valued, and needed to achieve our mission.
I invite you to look around our website where weshowcase our accomplishments, milestones, legislative updates, upcoming events and professional development opportunities. Explore the possibility of joining our organization as an individual member or consider having your organization join as an institutional member. More members and more involvement will not only provide more educational and networking opportunities but will strengthen NYSPHA's ability to advocate for public health-related jobs in the state.
Lastly, I encourage you to connect with us on our social media platforms - 'like' our page on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for updates, NYSPHA news and additional information pertaining to public health. Remember, this is your Association. Always feel free to contact us if you have any questions or input to make NYSPHA a more effective organization that works for you. Thank you for your interest in the New York State Public Health Association!
In Good Health,
Michael Seserman, MPH, RD