JOIN US 

Do you have an interest and a passion in research, policies, and public health interventions that focus on populations in the African Diaspora?

If so, we urge you to get involved with SAAPHI. There are a number of opportunities for professional development and leadership within SAAPHI. Perhaps you would be interested joining one of our committees or facilitating collaborations, where ever  you choose to get involved there is a place within SAAPHI for you!

COMMITTEES

CONFERENCE 

Organize the annual SAAPHI symposium by developing conference themes, identifying speakers, developing abstract calls and coordinating review, collaborating with other organizations and partners to participate in the symposium, and increases conference participation by engaging past, existing, and potential members. 

CONNECT WITH COMMITTEE

MEMBERSHIP

Inform members of current and proposed policies influencing health, convene experts to discuss interdisciplinary policy solutions, provides training to membership support scientific research, develop and support policy statements, and liaise to national committees and community organizations. 

CONNECT WITH COMMITTEE

FINANCE 

Identify potential funders and sponsors; work with President to submit grants for funding; work with treasurer to set budget for the year and identify funding priorities; mobilize membership to pay dues and donate through phone banks and campaigns. 

CONNECT WITH COMMITTEE

MENTORING + PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

Identify mentoring and professional development needs of SAAPHI members at by career stage and interest, coordinate mentoring relationships, provide mentoring and professional development resources to SAAPHI members, host annual mentoring and professional development roundtable. 

CONNECT WITH COMMITTEE

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Maintain SAAPHI listserv and newsletter, compile a list of public health organizations to advertise SAAPHI sponsored events, update social media outlets, communicate with membership. 

CONNECT WITH COMMITTEE

SCIENCE + POLICY

Inform members of current and proposed policies influencing health, convene experts to discuss interdisciplinary policy solutions, provides training to membership support scientific research, develop and support policy statements, and liaise to national committees and community organizations.

CONNECT WITH COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE LEADS |  BRITTNEY BUTLER + KRISTIN BLACK + SANDY-ASARI HOGAN

COMMITTEE LEADS |  PARIS (AJ) ADKINS-JACKSON

COMMITTEE LEADS |  DAREL BARKSDALE + AMELIA COBB

COMMITTEE LEADS |  CAROL AGOMO + JASMINE WARD

COMMITTEE LEADS |  KHALIAH FLEMING + REBEKAH ISRAEL-CROSS

COMMITTEE LEADS |  RACHEL LOGAN + BRITTANY OLADIPUPO

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

BECOME A MEMBER

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TIER A | Up to $50K

50

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TIER C | Up to $100K - 150K

125

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TIER B | Up to $50K - 75K

75

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TIER C | Over $150K

150

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TIER C | Up to $75K - 100K

100

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Sponsor a Membership

50

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Why are our yearly dues income based?

We are committed to making membership in SAAPHI accessible to all. We recognize that those that contribute to the work of SAAPHI are diverse in their financial resources. Structuring our dues this way helps to account for these differences across disciplines & sectors

When you join SAAPHI,  you will:

Gain access to a newsletter and listserv for organizational updates

Enjoy discounted rates at the SAAPHI Pre-Conference

Present your research research at the SAAPHI Scientific Symposium

Opportunity to engage committees and collaborate with other leaders

Gain access to an esteemed network of public health researchers and practitioners

Participate in Mentoring Roundtable at the APHA Annual Meeting