Call for Nominations

This summer, IAPHS will hold an election to choose a new president-elect and three additional Board members. The Nominations Committee, chaired by Past President Sandro Galea, invites suggestions for nominees. Nominations must be received by February 16, 2018. Click here to submit a nomination.

About the positions:

  • The president-elect serves IAPHS for three years.  H/she will serve as president-elect for a year, will lead the organization as president in 2020, and will serve as past-president in 2021.  In 2019, s/he will begin planning the 2020 conference.  In 2021, s/he will serve as chair of the Nominations Committee.
  • Board members provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the organization. During their three-year terms, they participate in monthly conference calls and in some cases serve on committees.

IAPHS structures its nominations to assure diversity in the leadership of the organization by assuring that nominees for the various positions vary by career stage, discipline, and other characteristics.

Officers who will be serving in 2019 are:

President: Ana Diez Roux, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University
President-Elect: TBD
Past President: Bruce Link, University of California, Riverside
Treasurer: Cynthia Colen, Ohio State University
Secretary: Lindsey Leininger, Mathematica Policy Research
Executive Director: Christine Bachrach, University of Maryland

Board members who will be continuing their service in 2019 are:

Allison Aiello, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health
James Broesch, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Hedy Lee, Washington University in St Louis
Sanne Magnan, HealthPartners Institute
Allen Mallory, University of Texas, Austin (Student Member)
Lourdes Rodríguez, Dell Medical School, U Texas, Austin
Sarah A. Stoddard, University of Michigan

We welcome your comments about ways of adding further diversity to the Board as well as your suggestions for nominees. Please send comments to Sue Bevan, IAPHS Administrative Director ( Anyone can submit suggestions for nominees, even if not yet an IAPHS member.  IAPHS also welcomes self-nominations.  Suggested nominees need not be members, but must join when accepting a nomination.

Many thanks from the Nominations Committee and the IAPHS Board.