Advancing Health Through Leadership

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists

ASPHN IN ACTION

At ASPHN, there’s always something going on! Stay connected on all the latest happenings and don’t miss a single opportunity by visiting our home page often.

ASPHN CELEBRATES

It’s August and we’re observing National Breastfeeding Month! This year’s theme, Together We Do Great Things, is a celebration of the power and impact of our collective efforts. Join us all month long as we champion all activities in service to babies, families, and human milk feeding!

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Stacy Miller, PhD, RD, CLC is a Breastfeeding Specialist who’s reducing childhood obesity through Colorado’s Baby-Friendly Hospital Collaborative, which improves breastfeeding prevalence and increases breastfeeding support at the local level. Thank you, Stacy!

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ENHANCE YOUR PRACTICE

ASPHN’s Guidelines and Health Conditions Related to Timing of Early Infant Feeding offers brief, relevant findings and proposed supportive measures to address infant feeding practices. This includes the timing of complementary foods and the link to health conditions.

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GET ACTIVE

ASPHN’s Mentoring Program is custom-made for new or existing members who want to get more involved, but aren’t sure how to take the first step! Let one of our mentors help you learn more about ASPHN and answer any questions you may have. Simply click the button below to get started!

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ASPHN IMPACT

ASPHN’s Children’s Healthy Weight CoIIN included a Breastfeeding Workstream in which seven state teams developed new policies and/or practices addressing social and ecological barriers to breastfeeding. Learn more about the teams’ activities and achievements in the advancement of breastfeeding.

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SIGN-UP CORNER

At ASPHN, we build leaders in public health nutrition through unique learning and professional growth opportunities and events. Prioritize your career by staying up-to-date on the latest offerings and sign-up for upcoming events through the Sign-Up Corner!

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MEMBERSHIP IN ASPHN

At ASPHN, we strengthen nutrition policy, programs and environments for all people through the development of public health nutrition leaders and the collective action of our members nationwide. To accomplish our mission, we provide state and national leadership on food and nutrition policy, programs and services to our membership. Your active participation in ASPHN can keep you and your state on the cutting edge. Stay abreast of emerging public health nutrition issues and strategies; form new connections and partnerships with others professionals; influence important public policy and strengthen your leadership skills with ASPHN.

INTERESTED IN MEMBERSHIP?

Do you perform state-level public health nutrition duties in your state department of health, human services, education, agriculture, aging or tribes? You can join ASPHN at no cost if your state pays annual dues! If you aren’t affiliated at the state-level, you can still join ASPHN! Membership starts at $25 for students and $50 for professionals. Learn More…

CONNECT WITH OUR MEMBERSHIP

ASPHN has members in all U.S. states and territories. Our membership directory lists all of our members, their state, program and contact details. Use the directory to find peers and build connections that will strengthen your own work in public health nutrition. Browse the Directory…

SIGN-UP CORNER

This quick list of upcoming events helps you make the most of your ASPHN membership. Never miss a sign-up. Simply click on the event name to access its sign-up!

  • Health Equity Internship
    ASPHN’s Health Equity Internship Program offers students a unique opportunity to apply academic and problem-solving skills to real-life work experiences. Students must be enrolled in a public health program within federally designated minority-serving institutions to be eligible for the paid 12-week program. The deadline to apply for the Spring 2023 cohort is December 15th!
  • Apply To Be Featured In the Public Health Nutrition Hall of Fame
    ASPHN has created the Public Health Nutrition Hall of Fame to salute our members’ efforts and help others learn about the value of public health nutrition. Browse our Hall of Fame to see how our members are inspiring change!
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