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The 2016 ASPHN Annual Meeting - June 12-14 in Little Rock, AR

The 2016 ASPHN annual meeting was held June 12th - 14th in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Sixty-nine participants from thirty states attended a fun and informative meeting!  Lead, Develop, and Mentor: Opportunities for Success was the theme of the conference.  In addition, we heard annual updates from our federal partners: NIH, CDC, USDA, and MCHB.

Presentations from Days 1 and 2 and Day 3 are now available.

Congratulations to ASPHN 2016 annual award recipients Joyce Dougherty (OR), Michelle Futrell (NC), Donna McDuffie (MN), Amy Koren-Roth (NY), and Kim DeDino (OH).

 
What's New in Public Health Nutrition

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data widget

Current Practices in Worksite Wellness Iniatives

Current Practices in Developing and Supporting Farmers' Markets

Current Practices in Healthy Food Retail: Small Stores

Signs of Progress

2014 FDA Health and Diet Survey

SNAP-Ed Obesity Prevention Toolkit

SNAP-Ed Connections

Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends & Maps

2016 Shape of the Nation

MyPlate for Older Adults

 
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ASPHN 2014 – 2015 Annual Report

ASPHN 2014 Newsletters

 
New ASPHN Resources on Nutrition and Preconception Health

With leadership from University of Minnesota, School of Public Health and several ASPHN public health nutrition experts we have three new ASPHN Briefs on Preconception Health: The Role of Nutrition

 
ASPHN Online Membership Application

Our new online membership application is now available.  Simply fill in your information and follow the payment instructions to join ASPHN today!  

 
2016 Pediatric Obesity Mini CoIIN

Monthly CoIIN webinars are archived and available here

 
News from ASPHN

Thanks to our generous donors, $1525 in donations have been received by ASPHN so far this year!  We are pleased to announce that $1000 of those donations were made in memory of Lynda Alfred, a long-time ASPHN consultant who passed away in March 2016 following a short battle with multiple myeloma.  Many thanks to: Becky Adams, Cyndi Atterbury, Carolyn Donohoe Mather, Carol Friesen, Suzanne Haydu, Amy Koren-Roth, Donna McDuffie, Karen Probert, Marsha Spence, Robin Stanton, Takako Tagami and Ann Weidenbenner (and others who donated anonymously) for your generous support of ASPHN!
 
Nutrition and Title V: Newly updated and formatted in February 2016, this ASPHN resource has nutrition-related, evidence-based strategy measures for every National Performance Measure in Title V.  
 
We've added 2 new stories to our bank of stories highlighting our members' great work.  Check out Missouri's Culinary Skills Institute and Texas' Farm-to-Work Program.

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ASPHN Board of Directors
Meeting Summaries

The ASPHN Board of Directors met on June 12, 2016. The Board:

Welcomed new Expanded member Monica Perez (CA) and Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Coordinators Aurora Buffington (NV) and Kara Hughes (MT), and

ASPHN submitted an application for the Children's Healthy Wieght CoIIN on May 17, 2016.

Click on Full Story to view the May 2016 Board meeting minutes. FULL STORY

 
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