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Public Health Nutrition - Online Certificate Training
Develop competency and earn CPEUs online with this brand-new program concerning the emerging and exciting area of public health nutrition. This program has been developed by the Academy’s Center for Lifelong Learning and planned with the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN) and the Committee for Public Health/Community Nutrition (CPHCN) and the Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group (PHCNPG). View a list of all the Certificate of Training programs. Go directly to Module 1 of the Public Health Nutrition Certificate of Training program.
What's New in Public Health Nutrition

Public Health Nutrition Webinar Series: A monthly webinar series from National WIC Association and ASPHN.  Did you know that the impact of public health nutrition reaches beyond existing, traditional programs and education? Join us to see how state, local and private partners are working together in unorthodox ways to create synergy and environmental changes that support low income populations.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America

Special Analysis: How Healthy Is Your Congressional District?

Healthy Eating Research: Child-Care Brief

Healthy Eating Research: WIC Brief

The Community Guide

1305 Grantee Success Stories


Voices for Healthy Kids Toolkit

Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review

CDC Reports Improvement in Childhood Obesity

In Case You Missed It..... More News from ASPHN

ASPHN New Member Orientation Call August 29, 2017

ASPHN August 2017 Newsletter

ASPHN July 2017 Newsletter

ASPHN 2016 Newsletters

ASPHN 2014 – 2015 Annual Report

ASPHN 2014 Newsletters


Health Equity Internship Program

In 2015, the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN) acquired the Health Equity Internship Program, a CDC-funded program, with nearly 20 years of experience of recruiting minority and underrepresented students from Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) and placing the students into 12-week internship placements during the fall and spring semesters. Fall and Spring Applications Now Open!
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

In September 2017, ASPHN adopted a new vision statement: Healthy eating and active living for everyone and a new mission statement: To strengthen nutrition policy, programs and environments for all people through development of public health nutrition leaders and collective action of members nationwide.
Thank you to our generous donors, Jamie Stang (MN) and Robin Stanton (OR), who made contributions to ASPHN during our 2017 Annual Meeting!
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ASPHN Board of Directors
Meeting Summaries

The ASPHN Board of Directors met on September 8, 2017. The Board:

Welcomed new Expanded members Stephanie Brown (SC), Jillian Osborn (NY) and Jennifer Tarburton (DE), and new Associate members Brenda Fisher (WV), Melinda Hobler (OH), Vera Prince (MI) and Ginnie Uhley (MI); 

Passed a motion approving the vision statement "Healthy eating and active living for everyone";

Passed a motion approving the mission statement "To strengthen nutrition policy, programs and environments for all people through development of public health nutrition leaders and collective action of members nationwide"

Approved the 2017 - 2022 ASPHN Strategic Plan;

Approved Carol Friesen's nomination to the Governance Committee to fulfill the Obesity Prevention Nutrition Council vacancy for the 2017 - 2018 leadership year; and

Approved up to $500 of unrestricted funds to support travel for Mary Ann Ellsworth to attend the in-person meeting of the National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance scheduled for November 3, 2017.

Click on Full Story to view the August 2017 Board meeting minutes. FULL STORY

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