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 monthly for updates.

ASPHN CELEBRATES

It’s May and there’s so much to celebrate! This month, we’re rallying around Mental Health Awareness Month, National Women’s Health Week from May 12-18, and Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day on May 21. Public health nutritionists everywhere are partnering with their communities to facilitate and empower healthy decisions. Join us on social media all month long as we share tools, resources, and expertise to cultivate wellness and resilience across the country. Together, we’re making a difference!

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STUDENT MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Emilie Holloway, MS, RDN is passionate about the student member opportunities at ASPHN! As she works on her PhD in Implementation Science in Community Nutrition as well as a certificate program in Evaluation, Statistics, and Methodology from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Emilie has carved out time to get involved in ASPHN. From participating on committees, to serving as the Student Rep on our Board, Emilie’s involvement has enriched her academic experience. Now she’s working to ensure other student members experience the same benefits!

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ENHANCE YOUR PRACTICE

Enhance your practice while recharging and restoring yourself by attending this year’s in-person ASPHN Annual Meeting in Minneapolis! Integrating Nutrition + Health: Nourishing People + Planet will offer an enriching experience filled with opportunities to connect, learn, and grow. From daily morning walks and a sensory-filled excursion, to cutting-edge presentations on Food Is Medicine, Food Sovereignty, and state sharing sessions, every day will bring new content and connection. Clear your calendar and make a commitment to yourself to attend from June 9 -11.

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GET ACTIVE

Want to get active in the Association but not quite sure where to start? Join us on Thursday, May 30 for a Live Member Orientation Webinar that will take you on a tour of ASPHN. Find out about the opportunities to learn and lead in your passion areas through our various committees and councils. Plus, meet and network with some of your colleagues. Don’t miss out!

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ASPHN IMPACT

Our student members are making an impact by sharing their membership experiences with others! Watch this video produced by students at the University of Minnesota that highlights the opportunities available for student members at ASPHN! Hear from current and past student members and get motivated to follow their path or forge your own!

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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 opportunities and events helps you make the most of your ASPHN membership. Never miss a sign-up. Simply click on the titles below to access each opportunity!

  • ASPHN Farm to ECE Webinar Series
    ASPHN is hosting a 2023-2024 Farm to ECE Webinar Series that will review topics, innovations, and ideas in Farm to Early Care and Education to help you grow the program in your state or locality. View dates and register now by clicking the title above!
  • Improve ASPHN by Sharing Your Lived Experience
    To better understand how we are meeting your needs, we invite members of historically marginalized or underrepresented people groups to share their lived experiences. Reach out to Teresa Jones by May 22 by clicking the title above. Teresa is a former ASPHN member from Alabama and now works as a consultant with ASPHN. She also manages the association’s CDC, DNPAO Nutrition and Physical Activity Traineeship program and co-leads the Courage in Leadership program.
  • National Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Council Webinar – An Overview of CDC’s State Nutrition Data Sources
    Join us on Thursday, May 23 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET as our guest presenter, Reena Oza-Frank, PhD, MS-MPH, RDN; Epidemiologist, CDC provides an overview of the CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity priorities, followed by a look at the Division’s Data, Trends, and Maps interactive database, and some of the Division’s surveillance activities, programs, and resources. Register now by clicking the title above!
  • Live Member Orientation Webinar
    Attention new and longtime members! Join us on Thursday, May 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM ET for a live member orientation that will give you fresh insight into what ASPHN does and the many membership benefits we offer. Register now by clicking the title above!
  • ASPHN’S 2024 Annual Meeting
    Join us June 9–11 at the Embassy Suites in Minneapolis, MN for Integrating Nutrition + Health: Nourishing People + Planet! Complete meeting details are available by clicking the title above!
  • Interested in Becoming an ASPHN Liaison?
    Reach out to Shana Patterson for more information.
  • 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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