"Being an APHL member provides a sense of unified strength to combat any threat to the public health laboratory system... One is never alone when a member of APHL."

​APHL brings together a diverse group of laboratorians— from students just entering the workforce to high level laboratorians at state and local public health, environmental and agricultural laboratories.  All have a home in the association.

Professional Development and Training
APHL offers workshops, leadership forums, technical conferences, trainings and fellowships. Topics range from the latest in molecular diagnostic techniques to marketing of laboratory services.

Networking and Laboratory Linkages
APHL brings together the field’s leading minds in a network of established and emerging laboratory leaders.

National and Global Advocacy
APHL monitors political and regulatory affairs, and promotes policies that maintain and strengthen the nation's public health laboratory system.

Technical Assistance
APHL offers technical assistance with routine laboratory management and operations and provides support to laboratories during public health emergencies. Whether the need is grant writing or development of a laboratory information management system, APHL has the answers.

News and Information
APHL shares regular electronic updates, a quarterly magazine, listserves, technical briefs, protocols and notices of funding opportunities, all help to keep members informed.