Benefits

MPHA members enjoy the following benefits:

MPHA advocates on issues of importance to you

Our policy committees’ advocate on a wide variety of public health issues in an effort to educate decision makers and inform our members such as: seat belt laws, lead poisoning prevention, menu labeling, Fund for a Healthy Maine, breastfeeding in the workplace and tobacco taxes. MPHA leads and convenes the only tobacco and obesity policy committees in the State. We work hard on local, state and federal policies that have a positive public health impact.

Members receive a regular E-newsletter

Receive current legislative & policy updates on public health topics as well as regional, State and National news through the e-newsletter.

MPHA Annual Meeting discount for members only

Members enjoy discounted rates to many of our events including our webinar series and our Annual Fall Conference.

Members can post jobs and events for FREE on our website ($50 savings)

Post your organization’s events and job listings on our website ( www.mainepublichealth.com) as many of Maine’s public health professionals count on us for access to important information.

Let your voice be heard

MPHA provides a valuable opportunity for your voice to be heard. Becoming a member allows you to share your concerns with the MPHA public policy committee so they can advocate for important public health issues.

Networking opportunities

MPHA offers many  networking opportunities where members can connect with other organizations and public health professionals in the state of Maine, a rewarding benefit on many levels. We hold regional meetings and online webinars as well as our Annual Fall Conference. All are great places to share ideas, network and learn best practice information.

Job opportunities

Access to public health-specific job postings from organizations like MCD Public Health, Bicycle Coalition of Maine, USM Muskie School, MaineHealth, local hospitals, universities, etc.

Discount offers just for members

Member discounts like 10% off our partners’ conference such as Quality Counts.

APHA benefits, too

Access to APHA affiliate news, materials, information, campaigns, and legislative initiatives, as well as the opportunity to participate in APHA policy efforts.