2015 Call for Conference Proposals - Now Open!


AATH is officially accepting speaker proposals for the 2015 Annual Conference. "Stayin' Alive: Keeping your Brain Healthy and Active with Humor!" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! The conference will be taking place **May 28th-31st. Proposals will be accepted until Monday August 11, 2014. Please fill out the Speaker Proposal Form to submit a proposal! We invite all to look at our Call for Presentations Page to view details on submitting a proposal!

This year the conference theme is centered around the effects of humor on the brain. While the "tracks" of the conference have yet to be determined, last years sessions focused on themes including: education, healthcare, speakers & leaders and therapeutic clowning!

Didn't attend the 2014 conference? Take a look at all of our wonderful pictures!


What's New...

Humor Academy at the Conference!

Conference Attendees with Red Himself!

HA Group
attendees with red

Well isn't the Humor Academy a Stunning Group!

Conference Attendees had the opportunity to have a photo opportunity with Red Skelton!


Keynote Speaker Joyce Saltman taking questions

during the Panel Discussion!

Conference attendees having a blast - and sporting their red noses!


Humor Academy LogoThe Humor Academy Program offers Graduate Course Work and Certificate Options in Humor Studies by serving as a dynamic resource for the AATH community interested in the theory, rational, and scientific research of therapeutic humor and in the applications of therapeutic humor in occupationally diverse fields.

More Information here

2014 Level II AATH Humor Academy Projects


 Check Out the HAG's at the 2014 Annual Conference and Graduation Ceremony! 
 HAGS on Stage  HAGS with Red


 Here are the HA directors Mary Kay and Karyn.They always know how to have a good time!


 Here is HA Director Karyn Buxman with HA Keynote speaker Jim Winter!

 HA Directors with red Keyntoe



Humor Resource Repository


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If you are someone who values the many positive benefits of healthy humor and laughter, you have found a place to call HOME!

I have been a member of AATH for more than 20 years. It's a pretty nice group to belong to. If you belong, you have already experienced what I am about to describe. If you are not yet a member, you might want to consider joining.  I have memberships in other organizations in this field, but AATH suits me in particular ways that I will try to explain. READ MORE 

Featured Article

Take a look at this article written by AATH member and 2014 Conference Speaker Andrew Tarvin! He gives some wonderful key points he took away from the conference Key Note Speakers!