Hawaii Public Health Association awarded the prestigious "Affiliate of the Year" at the 2019 APHA Annual Meeting
At APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo held in Philadelphia, PA in November 2019, the Hawaii Public Health Association was honored to receive the Affiliate of the Year Award - a first for HPHA - presented by APHA's Council of Affiliates (COA) for significant contributions through innovative programs and activities that impact the public’s health. Much support was evident from HPHA and other affiliate members present at the November 2nd COA Reception, where the award was presented. HPHA's Affiliate Representative to APHA's Governing Council (ARGC), Tenaya Jackman, accepted the award on behalf of HPHA. Tenaya remarked, "It was very exciting to be honored in this way and later interviewed by The Nation’s Health" APHA’s monthly publication.
HPHA's Affiliate of the Year Award
HPHA members Dr. Eurina Cha and Tenaya Jackman pictured with President-elect Lisa Carlson at the COA Awards Reception