Sections represent major fields of interest, or professional disciplines among WPHA members.
Climate and Health
To develop and foster a formal Climate and Health Network through outreach, education/training, and capacity building to address climate change adaptation and mitigation issues in Wisconsin.
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Section Co-Chairs: Colleen Moran & Jessica LeClair
Community Health Workers
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Section Co-Chairs: Une Ta Rhodes & Joelisa Castillo
Early Career Professionals
The purpose of the Early Career Profession Section is to develop and foster a formal network for new public health professionals in Wisconsin through outreach, and education/training.
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Section Co-Chairs: Anna Carpenter & Ellen Koski
Health Impact Assessment-Health in All Policies (more information)
A combination of procedures, methods and tools that systematically judges the potential, and sometimes unintended, effects of a policy, plan, program or project on the health of a population and the distribution of those effects within the population. HIA identifies appropriate actions to manage those effects.
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Section Chair: Paula Tran Inzeo
Maternal and Child Health
The Maternal and Child Health Section is an advocate for issues and promotes the improvement of services which affect the health of mothers and children in Wisconsin.
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Section Co-Chairs: Kim Whitmore & Kristi Jones
Public Health Dental Hygiene (more information)
The Public Health Dental Hygiene Section supports Wisconsin Public Health Dental Hygienists and their efforts devoted to oral disease prevention and health promotion for all Wisconsin children and families.
Section Chair: Vacant
Public Health Nursing (more information)
The mission of the Public Health Nursing Section is to enhance the health of population groups and individuals through the application of nursing knowledge to the community.
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Section Chair: Sara Baars
Retired Public Health (more information)
The purpose of the Retired Public Health Professionals Section is to provide fellowship and support of members who are retired, share expertise gained through many years of service in a variety of fields, and provide ‘helping hands’ for the strategic activities of WPHA’s committees and special initiatives.
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Section Co- Chairs: Peggy Hintzman
Students (more information)
The purpose of the student section is to provide support and professional growth opportunities to public health students across Wisconsin. The student section will be led by a group of Campus Connectors who are dedicated public health leaders at their universities and includes those who have shown a strong commitment to the public health profession.
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Section Chair: Chrissy Nichols