Resources

Definitions of Public Health

American Public Health Association (APH) - What is public health?
https://www.apha.org/what-is-public-health
APHA Public Health Infographics
http://action.apha.org/site/PageNavigator/Infographic_Page_2012_10_04_Round_2.html
CDC Foundation
https://www.cdcfoundation.org/what-public-health
CDC – Public Health 101 Series
https://www.cdc.gov/publichealth101/public-health.html
University of Pittsburgh
https://www.publichealth.pitt.edu/careers/what-is-public-health

Examples of Public Health Organizations

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/en/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/
National Institutes of Health
https://www.nih.gov/
Food and Drug Administration
https://www.fda.gov/
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
https://www.hhs.gov/
Environmental Protection Agency
https://www.epa.gov/
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
https://www.ahrq.gov/
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/
New York State Department of Health
https://www.health.ny.gov/

Public Health Associations

World Federation of Public Health Associations
http://www.who.int/workforcealliance/members_partners/member_list/wfpha/en/
American Public Health Association
https://www.apha.org/
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
http://www.cste.org/
National Association of County and City Health Officials
http://www.naccho.org/
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
http://www.aspph.org/
Society for Public Health Education
https://www.sophe.org/
National Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Organization
http://www.nationalahec.org/
New York State Public Health Association
http://nyspha.roundtablelive.org/ 

Accrediting Body for Schools and Programs of Public Health

Council on Education for Public Health
https://ceph.org/

Binghamton University is an applicant for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health. The accreditation review will address the generalist MPH degree. Other degrees and areas of study offered by this institution will not be included in the unit of accreditation review. We are currently undertaking our self-study, which is to be submitted by July 2022 (date subject to change).