About AlPHA

Our Vision

The Alabama Public Health Association aspires to be the recognized leader and key resource on public health issues and policy in Alabama and the clearinghouse for public health education with a broad and diverse membership of citizens and organizations.

Our Mission

The Alabama Public Health Association, Inc., is an association of individuals and organizations interested in public health in Alabama.

The mission of the Association is to:

  • Link individuals and organizations in addressing public health issues;
  • Advocate public health policy;
  • Support the education of its members and the public on public health issues;
  • Enhance the ability of its members to promote and protect personal, environmental and community health

Board of Directors

Our organization is led by a Board of Directors from various fields and backgrounds.  Click here to meet the Board members and to get more information on upcoming Board meetings.


The original bylaws were developed in 1957. The members of the original committee, as well as members of subsequent committees, have worked hard in compiling this document. We hope it is helpful to the officers, committee chairpersons, and the membership.  Click here for more about our Bylaws.

Strategic Plan

Moving forward, AlPHA maintains a Strategic Plan of action to accomplish our goals.  Click here to read more about what we aim to accomplish, and how we are planning to do it.


Click here to read our current posted Resolutions.


AlPHA gives out various awards and accolades each year.  Click here to see a listing of all previous award winners, our Honor Roll, and our AlPHA Hall of Fame.

How to Join AlPHA

If you are interested in joining the Alabama Public Health Association, click here for more info.

AlPHA is an affiliate of APHA. APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They strengthen the profession of public health; share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. APHA is the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. APHA publishes the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation’s Health, convenes an Annual Meeting and Exposition where thousands of participants share the latest public health research and leads public awareness campaigns such as Get Ready and National Public Health Week. Learn more at www.apha.org.