OPHA’s Strength is our Membership

OPHA is the premier source of networking, learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for Oregon's public health professionals and stakeholders. We provide opportunities for our members to network, learn, advocate, and develop leadership, presentation, and other professional skills.

Representing more than 500 public health professionals, providers, students, advocates, and stakeholders, our members are individuals and organizations across the state working together for a healthy Oregon. By joining OPHA, you are helping create a healthier Oregon by amplifying the voice for preventing disease and injury and expanding access to affordable and high-quality health care.

Choose Your Membership

Individual Membership Organizational Membership

Get connected to Oregon's public health community, share your voice, and stay current on public health opportunities, events, and trends throughout the state and region. 

Join OPHA's network of organizations who are building and sharing successes and opportunities! See our current list of Organizational Members.  

Are you a recent graduate? OPHA offers one year of free membership to recent graduates!

Individual Membership


  • Discount on admission to OPHA’s annual conference!
  • Regular updates on news, events, activities, and opportunities in the field of public health in Oregon.
  • Free membership in a Special Interest Section of your choice.
  • Leadership opportunities including the option to participate in a Committee.
  • Voting rights: Each member can vote on topics that are presented to the membership, such as on adjustments to the organizational bylaws.
  • Updates on public health policy and advocacy topics and opportunities to participate in organized action to improve public health in Oregon.
  • Discounts on sponsored events and educational forums.
  • Connection to a statewide network of more than 500 public health professionals, advocates, and stakeholders.

Individual Membership Categories

  • General Membership: $65 annually
  • Special Membership: $25 annually
    Students, retirees, or professionals who earn less than $35,000 a year.
  • Organizational Member Employee: $55.25 annually
    Employees of Organizational Members receive a 15% discount on membership! Many employers will also sponsor OPHA membership. Check with your employer if they will sponsor you and/or would like to become an Organizational Member.

Organizational Membership


  • A 15% discount for each individual employee membership.
  • One FREE annual individual membership for an employee of choice.
  • Discounts on annual conference admission for participating employees.
  • Increased visibility and recognition within Oregon’s vast public health sphere.
  • Connection to public health leaders, professionals, community members, and stakeholders to exchange ideas, share best practices and build partnerships.
  • Opportunities to collaborate and establish positions on critical policy issues.
  • Access to share and promote opportunities and events through our network.
  • A special feature on our website with a link to your organization’s web page.
  • Recognition in our table display materials at the OPHA annual conference.
  • FREE posts for open positions on the OPHA statewide Job Board.

Organizational Membership Categories

  • Level 1: $250 annually
    Organizations with up to 25 employees.
  • Level 2: $500 annually
    Organizations with 26 or more employees.
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APHA Membership

OPHA is the state affiliate of the American Public Health Association, which champions the health of all people and all communities by strengthening the public health profession, and by speaking out for public health issues and policies backed by science. APHA influences federal policy and has a 140-plus year perspective that is informed by its vast national membership from all fields of public health.

APHA members work in every discipline of public health, in every state, and in countries across the globe. The membership unites in a common goal: To prevent disease and injury and create communities in which all people have the opportunity to live long, healthy lives.

In addition to your OPHA membership, consider a membership with APHA, where you’ll join a national movement of people who support science, prevention and justice, and believe everyone deserves an opportunity for good health and the lifelong advantages that come with it.