Stephen Gilson (Maine UCEDD) New Chair-Elect for Disability Section of American Public Health Association

September 24, 2008

Stephen Gilson

Stephen Gilson, professor of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies, Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies and Social Work, has been elected as Chair-Elect for the Disability Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).

The Disability Section is one of 25 primary Sections that represent major public health disciplines or public health programs. Stephen will begin his term of service as Chair-Elect during APHA's 136th Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, California this October. He will then assume the Chair position of the Disability Section in October 2009.