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College Joins APHA 2022 Annual Meeting in Boston to Reconnect and Recruit

 Main lobby at APHA Conference

Thousands of public health professionals, researchers, and students gathered for the annual APHA meeting in Boston in early November, and MEZCOPH was there.

At the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2022 annual meeting, hosted this year in Boston, MEZCOPH students, staff, and faculty joined thousands of other public health professionals from around the country to exchange stories and strategies. Our MEZCOPH booth in the main expo hall engaged hundreds of visitors, and our alumni reception was packed with alumni and friends who were eager to reconnect.

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In the lobby above the main convention floor, an exhibit of public health accomplishments, decade-by-decade since the 1800s, reminded participants of all we have achieved.

Looking over the exhibition floor from the top of the escalators, with a sea of booths spread out below.

The grand entrance to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center reminded everyone that this is world-class city.

Staff and students worked at the MEZCOPH booth on the exhibition floor, including left-to-right: who???, Mariah Albertie, Dasy Resendiz.

Delta Omega Honorary Society members at the MEZCOPH APHA Reception. Pictured: Executive Board Member Michelle Gamber DrPH '12, MPH '07 and Catrina Popelier MPH '22, RN, IBCLC, IMH-E®(II).

Hong Chartrand DrPH '18, MPA '02, MA '00 and Jorge Ibarra MD, MPH '94 catch up during the reception.

Dean Hakim and Manager of Alumni Engagement and events, Amber Richmond mingle with students and alumni. Pictured: Graduate Public Health Ambassador Dasy Resendiz, Beatrice Abiero PhD, BS '11, and Gilbert Arvizu MS, BS '15.

Adjunct Lecturer Mariana Casal Singletary MD, MPH '14, MBA '17 and Assistant Research Professor Mona Arora, PhD '19, BS '04 mingle with alumnae Penelope Theodorou MPH, BS '13 and Catrina Popelier MPH '22, RN, IBCLC, IMH-E®(II)

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