SOCIETY FOR THE
ANALYSIS OF
AFRICAN AMERICAN
PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES 

SAAPHI

The Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues envisions a world where Black people can live long healthy joyful lives. We are committed to creating this world through rigorous scientific research, mentorship, policy and community building.

OUR MISSION

SAAPHI is dedicated to dismantling structural racism and other intersecting systems of oppression...

OUR BOARD

SAAPHI is committed to inspiring and cultivating the next generation of researchers and public health leaders 

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SAAPHI is volunteer led and run. Join a committee and lend your talents to our collective work.

COMMITTEES

WHAT WE DO

RESEARCH

EDUCATION

POLICY

MENTORSHIP

WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT

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Brittney Butler, PhD, MPH

President 2021-2023

It is my great honor to welcome you to the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI) website, we are delighted that you are interested in our organization and the work we do! SAAPHI is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to fighting for health equity and addressing the fundamental causes of racial health inequities in the United States through research, policy and practice. We are committed to fighting for ALL Black people and strive to be inclusive of all identities and experiences. SAAPHI remains committed to the personal and professional growth of marginalized and minoritized scholars, community members, and health care workers. We invite you to get involved and help us as we build upon the mission of SAAPHI as set forth by Dr. Bill Jenkins.

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