Founded in 1991 as an affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA), SAAPHI, is a nonprofit national public health organization comprised of researchers, physicians and health advocates dedicated to improving the overall health of African Americans. SAAPHI promotes and utilizes research to inform scientific knowledge, program development and policy decisions, advocates for appropriate public policies for health promotion and disease prevention among African Americans, and facilitates professional development, social welfare and leadership skills among its members.
WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT
Brittney Butler, MPH
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.
To contact SAAPHI by mail, please address correspondance to:
PO Box 7712
York, PA 17404
For all other inquiries or comments, please use the form to the right.