APHA 140th Annual Meeting & Expo: Day 1

U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi brings the house down as a surprise guest speaker at the Opening Session of APHA's 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco.


  1. The Opening Session also features keynote speeches from notable health leader Reed Tuckson, best-selling author Gail Sheehy, Kaiser Permanente's Raymond Baxter, HHS's Howard Koh and APHA President Melvin Shipp.
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  3. The Opening Session kicks off a week of public health events in San Francisco. Colorful performers point the way to the Public Health Exposition, which features more than 700 booths of public health information and services.
  4. APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin announces the theme for National Public Health Week 2013:
  5. As night falls, public health consumers continue the conversation at APHA's "TweetUp MeetUp."
  6. A world of public health will cram into the next 72 hours. Here's a quick peek at Monday's lineup:
  7. The land sharks are ready for the Annual Meeting. Are you?