Monday, November 11, 2013

NDSU @ the APHA's 141st Annual Meeting in Boston

On the Closing Panel: APHA Blog (
Donna Grandbois presenting her research
NDSU's first booth at an APHA conference!
Closing Panel

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Closing session challenges public health workers to ‘move this nation forward’ 

(see full article here)

As he sat on the panel of speakers at the Closing Session of this year’s APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Donald Warne told a story.

Three sisters were walking along the river, when they saw a group of babies in the water. One sister jumped in to save the babies. 

One sister said, “We need to teach these babies to swim.”

The third sister kept walking up the river. When the others called to her, she said, “I’m going to find out who’s throwing these babies in the water and I’m going to stop them.”

He paused. 

“That’s public health.

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