MoALPHA is a voluntary association of local public health agencies (city and county health departments) in Missouri, founded in 1994. Our mission is to…
  • Support communication among local, state and federal public health agencies.
  • Provide educational and networking opportunities for the public health workforce.
  • Advocate for the health of all Missouri residents.
The MoALPHA Bulletin Board will allow you to communicate directly with your MoALPHA colleagues regarding important issues and health-related topics. If you are a local public health administrator, assistant administrator or supervisor and would like access to the Bulletin Board, please create an account below. All other staff may have access to the Bulletin Board with approval from their administrator. If you are a health department administrator then click here to create an account.

At a Glance

YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED! You can help this project supporting Chronic Disease Prevention and Control among local health Departments in Missouri

  • The Prevention Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis is conducting a project to explore strategies to support the use of evidence-based efforts for chronic disease prevention and control among local health departments (LHDs). The project is funded by the National Institutes of Health. MoALPHA is very excited to be supporting this project, which could help LHDs enhance their efforts in addressing chronic diseases
  • They are looking for 10 and 15 LHD directors and chronic disease control managers/staff from a range of LHDs in Missouri to interview for this project. The interview will last about an hour and the input provided will help to understand the factors that impact the use of evidence-based efforts for chronic disease prevention and control, and guide strategies to support the use among LHDs in Missouri.In appreciation of interviewees’ time, Washington University is offering a $20 gift card. Please contact Renee Parks at if you are willing to help the project by being interviewed or have any questions. Thank you for your consideration!


Great Plains Leadership Institute, Year 13

Join us for Lucky Year 13!
Applications for the Great Plains Leadership Institute, Year 13, now available.

§  Is this the year to strengthen your knowledge, skills, and ability to lead others?

§  Could you benefit from expanded relationships with other health and well-being leaders in the region?

§  Are you ready to make a greater impact within your team, organization, and community?

APPLY TODAY to the Great Plains Leadership Institute.


The Great Plains Leadership Institute is designed for emerging, mid-level and senior leaders from the Great Plains Region (Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, and more) who play essential roles in keeping communities healthy. Scholars come from governmental public health, insurance companies, community health centers, civic and elected positions, community-based organizations, the business community and more.

Check out our newly refreshed and enhanced competencies and curriculum here.


Applications are due May 26, 2017.

Visit the Institute website for more information:

Send all questions and application materials to Institute Director, Katie Brandert,; 402-552-7256.

MoALPHA General Membership Meeting

Please attend the MoALPHA General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, September 28 from 7:30-8:30am during the MoALPHA/MPHA Annual Conference in Columbia at Stoney Creek Inn.

Check out the Legislation page for current information for 2017 Session

Republicans have named their committee assignments. See Document Drawer for list. Over 500 bills already filed. See Document Drawer for list of bills of potential interest to MoALPHA.