Tweetup at APHA: Public Health Pride, Concerns

At the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, the de Beaumont Foundation held its first-ever Tweetup, a tweetchat that engaged in-person attendees and public health leaders across the country. Here are highlights of the conversation. See a full summary.

1. How would you describe public health to a child?

2. What’s the toughest question you get about public health?

3. Fill in the blank. I work in public health because _____________.

4. How confident are you that health in the U.S. is moving in the right direction? (GIFs encouraged.)

5. What policy areas are most important to you community’s health?

6. What words would you use to describe public health professionals?

7. What partnerships are most important in public health?

Read the full summary.

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Written by Mark Miller

Mark Miller is the Vice President of Communications at the de Beaumont Foundation. Follow him on Twitter at @mmiller20910.