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PHN Profile Project -
A profile of each PHN tells a story about who a public health nurse is and what they do. Student nurses, the public, and others will identify the PHN as a health care professional and someone they trust and respect who works to improve the health of their community. 

APHA PHN Section Revised Public Health Nursing Definition
This document updates the 1996 American Public Health Association Public Health Nursing Section definition statement and affirms the original definition. This statement addresses some of the evolving economic, health, political, and societal trends that shape the context of public health nursing practice. More….

Past Award Winners
Criteria for PHN Awards


2018 Carol Graham Scholarship

The Wisconsin Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section awards five Carol Graham Scholarships annually. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the contribution public health nursing is making in Wisconsin communities, foster WPHA participation among PHNs who entered the field within the past 10 years, and assist in the development of new PHN leaders.


Thank you to all of the Carol Graham Scholarship Nominees!


Congratulations to the 2018 Carol Graham Scholarship winners:

  • Sanja Miljevic
  • Brittany Mews
  • Bryany Weigel
  • Jodie Harris
  • Anne Chrisma 


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