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Welcome to the Connecticut Public Health Association! We strive to promote public health in and around Connecticut by supporting advocacy activities, mentoring students, and educating professionals through our various events.  The CPHA is a non-profit organization that also has a large community of working professionals, join today to connect with our community and support public health in Connecticut. 



Pat has demonstrated her commitment through many years of hard work, and she still shines brightly as a strong and energetic advocate for public health.  She demonstrates compassion for those at risk for or living with disease, and leads government’s efforts to help them, because it is right, even when it is hard and not popular.”

Representative Patricia Dillon is a Deputy Majority Leader of the Connecticut House of Representatives and serves on the Appropriations, Environment and Judiciary committees.Before coming to the General Assembly, Pat served on New Haven's Board of Aldermen and was a co-founder and director of New Haven's battered women’s shelter.

As a state legislator, Pat shaped much of Connecticut's AIDS policy, family violence policy, injury prevention policy, school based health centers, addiction and mental health policy, and has been a consistent advocate for the disabled. She has been honored for setting up the first WIC produce nutrition program, authored legislation to identify injury in our emergency rooms, and established an initiative for the behavioral health needs of returning National Guard and reserves families.

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