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Aging Section


Welcome and Purpose

The NCPHA Aging Section is a new section established in September 2019.  Our goal is to promote understanding of aging and wellbeing, promote preventive health measures for the aged population, ensure education for aging related issues, collaborate with agencies providing services to the aged and to improve the health of older adults by improving function and quality of life thereby benefiting the entire population.  Our mission is to address practice, education, research and advocacy that impacts the aged population including aging services, policies, advocacy, financing and administration. 

How to Join

Any member of NCPHA is eligible to join the NCPHA Aging Section.  Just indicate it on the NCPHA Membership Application. or on your renewal form.

Aging Section Officers 2020-2021

Ruth Little
Brody School of Medicine, Dept. of Public Health

Sheila Davies
Dare County Consolidated Health Agency

Karen Lachapelle
Edgecombe County Health Department

Fall Educational Conference Representatives
Karen Powell
Foothills Health District

Stephanie Cannon
Carteret County Health Department

Student Liaison
Akanksha Arora
Brody School of Medicine, Dept. of Public Health