January 2017
In This Issue
For All You Do, THANK YOU!
Get Results: Join the Pediatric Obesity Mini CoIIN
Apply Now: Join the ASPHN Consultant Team
Become a PHAP Host Site for CDC-Funded Trainees
Save the Date: 2017 ASPHN Annual Meeting
Welcome New Members
For All You Do, THANK YOU!
ASPHN thanks you, our members, for your meaningful contribution to the field of Public Health Nutrition.

Through your membership and involvement, the people of our nation are receiving quality nutrition leadership.  We are proud to partner with you.
Get Results:
Join the Pediatric Obesity Mini CoIIN
ASPHN is excited to announce that the Pediatric Obesity Mini CoIIN is expanding to include 10 State Teams and will be extended until December 2017.  Don't miss this opportunity to get results.  Apply today!

The Pediatric Obesity Mini CoIIN helps state health departments in their work on the DP13-1305, Domain 2 strategy to improve nutrition and physical activity in early care and education (ECE) settings.  

Bring the power of the CoIIN to your state.  Click here for the 2017 Information Packet and Application.

What is a CoIIN?
CoIIN is described as a team of self-motivated people with a collective vision who share ideas, information, and work.  CoIINs are known to achieve results quickly in response to complex health problems.
Contact Sandy Perkins for more information or questions.

Apply Now:
Join the ASPHN Consultant Team
Put your leadership skills to work at the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists!

ASPHN is seeking a public health nutritionist to support two committees and lead workforce development projects. The contract period will be from mid-February 2017 to December 31, 2017. 

Find detailed contract and application information on the ASPHN website. Email Karen Probert or call her at 970-424-2508 with questions.

ThhBecome a PHAP Host Site for CDC-Funded Trainees
Apply now as a host site to 2017  Public Health Associate Program  (PHAP). The  host site application period is open January 3- 19, 2017.

PHAP is a two-year, on-the-job training program for early-career frontline public health practitioners who are employed by CDC and work in state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments; community-based organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations.  
Public health organizations have hosted associates working in a variety of public health areas, such as prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and other communicable diseases; chronic disease prevention; environmental health; public health preparedness; immunization; injury and violence prevention; maternal and child health promotion; accreditation; and access to health care.

Save the Date: 2017 ASPHN Annual Meeting
Mark your calendar for the 2017 ASPHN annual meeting, June 11-13!  The tentative location is Minneapolis, MN.

Don't miss this energetic event that presents practical tools to improve your work and advance your career.  

Building a Great Team!
ASPHN helps Public Health Nutritionists build their professional network. Here are the new members for December!

Expanded members from the Missouri Dept of Health - 
Nancy Green, MS, RD, LD
Bridgette Delgman-Yawberry, MS, RD, LS, MPH
Ernestine Persley, RD, LD
Stephanie Pruess, RD, LD, IBCLC

Expanded member from the Wisconsin Dept of Health - 
Lisa Murphy, MPH, RDN, CD

Associate member from Outreach Health in Weatherford, Texas -
Rachel Hubbard

Associate Student member from UAMS - 
Tezel Lightbourne

The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists  (ASPHN) is a non-profit membership organization that develops leaders in public health nutrition who strengthen policy, programs and environments, making it possible for everyone to make healthy food choices and achieve healthy, active lifestyles.


Our vision is to create new environmental norms where healthy eating and active living are the easy and natural choices for all Americans.  We welcome your involvement in our growing organization.  Learn more about us at About ASPHN.