SAAPHI consists of researchers, academics, professionals and students who share and interest and passion in improving the health of African American communities. SAAPHI has grown to 600 Facebook members, 250 researchers,150 listserv subscribers. SAAPHI continues to grow and poise itself as a premier research and education organization dedicated to examining the role of race, and more specifically racism, as a contributing factor in determining the health status of African Americans.
2006 US Department of Health and Human Services $5000 grant award for “Workforce Development of African Americans in Public Health and Research Planning” project
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WHAT WE DO
SAAPHI is dedicated to conducting and presenting important research regarding health issues that impact African American commuunities.
SAAPHI aims to inform local state and federal policy to promote the health and wellbeing of African American communities.
SAAPHI hosts regular webinars and an annual meeting to foster continuing education for profressionals and students interested in African American health issues.
SAAPHI hosts an annual mentorship rountable prior to the AHPA conference to connect experienced public health professionals with students and early career professionals.