APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.

Current Opportunities for American Public Health Association

Public Health Fellowship in Government

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Application Deadline: March 09, 2024
Description: APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials who wish to spend one year in Washington, D.C. working in a CONGRESSIONAL office on legislative and policy issues such as public health, the environment or other public health concerns. There is a critical need for public health PROFESSIONALS including practitioners and researchers to engage in the federal policy process. The fellow will have the opportunity to see first hand how public policy impacts public health and to offer their public health expertise to policymakers. This hands on EXPERIENCE will be invaluable to the field of public health, policymakers and the public health fellow. Fellows will spend one year working in Washington, D.C. on legislative, regulatory and policy issues that would benefit from the input of a public health professional. The fellow will have the option of serving on the staff of a member of Congress or a congressional committee



Contact Information

American Public Health Association
800 I Street, NW
Washington , DC 20001