Public Health Resources

American Public Health Association (APHA)
The American Public Health Association has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health for over 125 years. Throughout its history it has been in the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health. APHA is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is at the forefront of public health efforts to investigate and prevent health emergencies, prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats.
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
As part of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine provides independent, objective, evidence-based advice to policymakers, health professionals, the private sector, and the public.
NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians.
NC Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DENR)
The NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources is the lead stewardship agency for the preservation and protection of North Carolina's natural resources.
NC Division of Public Health
The NC Division of Public Health works for a healthier and safer North Carolina.
North Carolina Public Health Academy
The NC Public Health Academy, a partnership between the North Carolina Institute of Public Health and Charlotte AHEC, provides a link between public health professionals and clinicians to state-of-the-art learning methods that will facilitate and increase access to knowledge and skills needed to understand and adapt to the rapidly changing public health environment.
North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH)
The North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH) is the service and outreach arm of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA)
The North Carolina Public Health Association promotes public health in North Carolina.
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