NOrthern NEVAda chapter

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (4:30-5:30 pm) – Public Health Student Career Forum University of Nevada, Reno Joe Crowley Student Union Room #324.  Students are encouraged to attend so that the association can mentor and better serve our future public health colleagues. Light snacks will be available.

Friday, December 1, 2017 (5:30 pm)  Northern Nevada Chapter annual Holiday FUNdraiser! The FUNdraiser is an essential way for NPHA to raise money, spread the word about our organization, and conduct needed public health activities in the community. NPHA strives to improve health and achieve equity in the health statuses of Nevadans. In order to do so we’re asking for your support in making our Holiday FUNdraiser an absolute success through donations to our silent action and attendance to our event!  Admission: $20; Students $10.  For more info contact: Jade Redmon – or Northern Nevada Chapter Liaison, Kelli Goatley-Seals at kelliseals@unr.eduRegister Here

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (5:30-7 pm) Chapter meeting "Health Care Advocacy - Swimming in Rough Seas" presented by Chuck Duarte, CEO of Community Health Alliance. Mr. Duarte has an undergraduate degree in medical technology and an MBA from the University of Hawaii.  For the last 25 years he has worked in health care administration, including serving as the Nevada Medicaid Administrator for 12 years. Please join us in learning how we can better advocate to public health and other health care issues in this time of potential cuts to Federal funding for Public Health and CDC. Mr. Duarte will discuss the importance of being a part of the policy debate; how to do it and what to avoid. Dinner will be provided for members, non-members dinner ─ $10. Community Health Alliance, 680 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV 89502.   

NPHA Chapters are concerned with all aspects of the health of Nevada residents, and are proud to bring together a diverse group of health professionals to focus energy and foster collaboration between organizations and throughout the state.

Local chapters hold regular business and social meetings for members. These meetings always provide an opportunity to address business matters and a chance to network with colleagues, and are often educational forums as well, featuring local and regional public health experts. In addition, chapters have active standing committees that meet to plan activities, address membership needs, and work to promote public health in Nevada. These committees have been responsible for a wide range of activities, including: 

  • Sponsoring community events
  • Co-sponsoring lecture series and conferences
  • Developing an annual NPHA Scholarship
  • Editing and maintaining the NPHA Electronic Journal
  • Providing members with updates on health-related legislation

Chapter Information
For more information about chapter activities and membership, please contact:

Amber Joiner, Northern Nevada Vice President,  

Anastasia Gunawan, MPH, Secretary,

Adel Mburia-Mwalili, Ph.D., MPH, Member-at-large,

Marena Works, MPH, Member-at-large,

Nevada Public Health Association
P.O. Box 8543, Reno, NV 89507
 (775) 784-1235

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