Membership & Support

Your MPHA Member Benefits

By becoming an MPHA member, you join a community of professionals and advocates committed to strengthening Mississippi’s public health system. Not only will your professional network expand, but you will also help build a stronger voice for public health in Mississippi. Join Mississippi’s first line of defense today, and you can:

  • Participate in MPHA’s advocacy efforts.
    MPHA is the collective voice of public health in Mississippi that advocates for public health issues and promotes policies that improve the health of all Mississippians.
  • Advance the public health profession.
    Be a part of raising the public health profession’s status by increasing awareness of its role in advancing a culture of health in our communities while developing your personal leadership and professional skills.
  • Receive ongoing communications on public health issues.
    Monthly E-News and ongoing legislative updates and action alerts provided to your inbox with an active social media presence to keep you updated
  • Expand your professional networking opportunities.
    Whether you’re looking to network with other public health professionals in your area or in your field or a student trying to connect, MPHA provides a great place to start.
  • Attend the MPHA annual public health conference.
    Receive reduced fees to attend this premier conference which brings together more than 350 public health professionals from across Mississippi annually for keynotes and concurrent sessions on contemporary public health topics with continuing education access.
  • Engage peers by presenting your research and project work.
    Academics and student can submit research and project work for opportunities to publish in our online Journal of Public Health in the Deep South or a poster or research presentation at our public health conference or other educational venues.
  • Receive professional recognition.
    A nomination and awards process allows your peers to recognize you for your achievements and years of public health service.