Public Health Foundation

The Public Health Foundation improves the public’s health by strengthening the quality and performance of public health practice and is dedicated to achieving healthy communities through research, training and technical assistance. Available online:


AcademyHealth seeks to improve health and health care by generating new knowledge and moving knowledge into action. Their website provides resources to help individuals and health care leaders, practitioners and organizations determine what works, for whom, at what cost, and under what circumstances in health care. Available online:

National Association of Counties

The National Association of Counties is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. NACo advances issues with a unified voice before the federal government, improves the public’s understanding of county government, assists counties in finding and sharing innovative solutions through education and research, and provides value-added services to save counties […]

American Public Health Association

The American Public Health Association builds a collective voice for public health, working to ensure access to health care, protect funding for core public health services and eliminate health disparities, among a myriad of other issues. Their website provides a large number of resources on many public health service related issues. Available online:

American Legislative Exchange Council

The American Legislative Exchange Council works to advance the fundamental principles of free-market enterprise, limited government, and federalism at the state level through a nonpartisan public-private partnership of America’s state legislators, members of the private sector and the general public. Their website provides articles on a wide range of governmental issues. Available online:

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals. It serves them by tracking, evaluating, and advising members on the impact and formation of public or private health policy […]

The Council of State Governments

The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This website offers extensive resources, both historical and current, to public health leaders and policymakers.

Network for Public Health Law

The Network for Public Health Law provides insightful legal assistance, helpful resources and opportunities to build connections for local, tribal, state and federal officials as well as public health practitioners, attorneys, policymakers and advocates. Available online: