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NCPHA Young Professionals
NCPHA Young Professionals

Young Professionals Group

NCPHA Young Professionals: Shaping the Future of Public Health


Welcome to the NCPHA Young Professionals section! Our mission is to empower and inspire the next generation of public health leaders in North Carolina. We are a dynamic community of passionate individuals dedicated to advancing public health through innovation, collaboration, and professional development.


Why Join NCPHA Young Professionals?


– Network with Industry Leaders: Connect with seasoned professionals and mentors who can provide valuable guidance and support throughout your career.

– Professional Development: Access exclusive workshops, webinars, and training sessions designed to enhance your skills and knowledge in public health.

– Leadership Opportunities: Take on leadership roles within NCPHA to influence public health policies and initiatives.

– Collaborative Projects: Participate in interdisciplinary projects that address pressing public health issues in our communities.

– Career Advancement: Gain insights and resources to help you navigate your career path and achieve your professional goals.


Our Activities


– Bimonthly Networking Events/ Meetings: Engage with peers and experts at our regular meetups, held virtually.

– Annual Conferences: Attend our flagship events to learn from keynote speakers, join panel discussions, and present your research.

– Mentorship Program: Pair up with experienced public health professionals for one-on-one mentorship tailored to your career aspirations.

– Community Outreach: Volunteer and make a tangible impact on the health and well-being of North Carolina communities.

– Sub-Committees: Join one of our dedicated sub-committees to focus on specific areas such as communications, membership and outreach, and event planning. Collaborate with fellow members to drive initiatives and projects that align with your interests and expertise.


Get Involved


Whether you’re a recent graduate, an early-career professional, or a student passionate about public health, we welcome you to join our vibrant community. Together, we can drive meaningful change and build a healthier future for all.


To become a member or to learn more about our upcoming events and initiatives, please visit our website or contact the Chair at 910.433.3846.




Section Leadership

Leah Rhone


Cumberland County Health Department