Disability Section Mentoring Program

Our Mission

The Disability Section Mentoring Program of the American Public Health Association aims to strengthen the public health workforce and improve representation of people with disabilities and our allies in leadership. We provide one-on-one support and guidance for students and early career professionals.

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We engage

students and early career professionals interested in disability and public health.

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We support

students and professionals with disabilities as they navigate school and work.

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We build

community through in-person and virtual networking opportunities.

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We advocate

for a more inclusive future for the field of public health.