Uniting and strengthening the
voice for public health in Iowa

IPHA Membership

Members are the reason for and the driving force of IPHA. Our members and partners cover all
sectors including federal, state and municipal agencies; non-profit providers; private sector health
providers; educators; community advocates; and retirees.

Our core functions are to connect public health leaders, partners, and allies, while advancing a
public health agenda for Iowans through education and advocacy. We directly serve our members by
providing education and curating resources necessary to meet the evolving challenges in their
public health roles.

Join IPHA today and start taking
advantage of these member benefits:

Networking connections with 400+ members across the state

• Searchable IPHA membership directory
• Student experience database 
• IPHA’s Mentor/Mentee program 
• Representation on statewide health coalitions
• Newsletter and electronic communication with a statewide network of public health colleagues

Leadership opportunities

• committee chair positions
• board of directors
• affiliate representative to the governing council of APHA

Collective advocacy opportunities as a public health professional, independent of your employer

• Iowa-specific advocacy resources
• Public Health Day on the Hill
• IPHA Legislative Forum
• Speak for Health

Career development

• Public health events/educational offerings
• Opportunity to submit nominations for IPHA annual awards
• Discounted pricing on IPHA-hosted trainings and other events
• Opportunities to promote your work in our quarterly newsletter and/or monthly webinars

Career development

• Public health events/educational offerings
• Opportunity to submit nominations for IPHA annual awards
• Discounted pricing on IPHA-hosted trainings and other events
• Opportunities to promote your work in our quarterly newsletter and/or monthly webinars

Financial incentives

• Free posting of career opportunities ($150 fee for non-members)
• Patagonia Health Electronic Health Records for Iowa Public Health Departments ($2,500 off the initial purchase price of the system OR $50 off the ongoing monthly fees) – learn more
• Funding opportunities (online listing curated by IPHA)

“IPHA does much to bring together sometimes divergent parties and interests to jointly work, learn, and improve health status throughout our state. Its value as a convener and thought leader is only likely to increase even further over time.”

Matt McGarvey

Director, Telligen Community Initiative

Individual Memberships

Persons professionally engaged or with an interest in public health

Students of health professions with an interest in public health

$35

Individuals retired from active public health practice

$50

Agency & Corporate Memberships

Governmental or private,
non-profit organization
providing or promoting
population health

< 20 employees (includes three IPHA members)


$250

20-99 employees (includes five IPHA members)

$350

100+ employees (includes eight IPHA members)

$550

For-profit organizations and
businesses interested in
supporting IPHA