Oklahoma Public Health Association

Oklahoma Public Health Association

"Promoting Public Health Improvements through Education, Practice & Advocacyā€¯

As an affiliate of the American Public Health Association, the Oklahoma Public Health Association (OPHA) provides a forum for the professional enrichment of over 1000 dedicated public health practitioners. We hope you will find this site a useful professional tool as well as a great networking opportunity.

Originally founded in 1939, OPHA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of good public health in Oklahoma through education, practice and advocacy.

"Partnerships in Public Health - Celebrating OPHA's First 75 Years!"

75th Annual OPHA Conference

May 8-9, 2014
Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center

View the OPHA Agenda_as of 04.14.14

Sponsoring and exhibiting at the OPHA Conference is the best way to share your products, services, and programs with over 450 public health professionals! 
Register to Sponsor/Exhibit ONLINE!

Updates from APHA...

OPHA can now access national issues of importance as a member of the APHA Online Community.

APHA Gun Violence Prevention Policy Statements


Affiliate Bill Tracking Webinar is available

What's New...

Buy your tickets to the OPHA Physician's Symposium on May 8!

OPHA Board finalizes the 2014-2019 Strategic Plan!

Curious about the presentation happening at your section/caucus business meeting? Learn more on their webpage!

The OPHA Awards Nomination form is online! Nominate someone today!

How has OPHA helped your career? Helped you serve more clients? Helped you better serve your clients? Tell us your story!

Don't miss the FREE Tribal Public Health Conference on April 29-30! OPHA is hosting a public health accreditation workshop!

Check out this new fact sheet on e-liquid nicotine poisoning prevention from the Oklahoma Poison Center!

Everyone can benefit from the facts. Explore your treatment options.  

Send a message to your senators and representative to support APHA's National Public Health Week Resolution!

March is Social Work "All People Matter" Month!

Sign APHA's petition: No tobacco sales in stores with pharmacies and clinics!

OSDH releases 2014 County Health Profiles!

Clear communication is necessary for a positive patient-doctor relationship.

The Healthy People 2020 Sharing Library is available. Learn what other communities are doing. Explore different programs. Raise awareness.

A Practical Playbook: Public Health. Primary Care. Together.

A Framework for Integrating Primary Care and Public Health

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is offering links to recent webinar recordings, fact sheets, and newsletters.

The 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines have been updated and reflect a 1.5% price increase!

A Strong Board of Directors and Board Governance IS Public Health.

Mayor's Resource Guide on Behavioral Health Issues released by SAMSHA!

CDC released the 2013 Prevention Status Reports, which highlight the status policies and practices designed to prevent or reduce important public health problems.

The American Heart Association has launched a "Hands Only" CPR website in Spanish!

The CDC has posted plans around the release of the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's report on tobacco!

The OK Policy Institute has updated the Oklahoma CountySTATS fact sheets!

The American Public Health Association launches new logo and branding!


Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Upcoming Events!

Public Health Grand Rounds

2013-2014 Corporate Members

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2014 Corporate Sponsor


Oklahoma Public Health Association
121 NE 52nd Street, Ste. 260
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The OPHA office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, excluding state holidays.

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