Upcoming Events

August 26, 2014
Intro to Health Policy and Advocacy Training

September 12, 2014
Putting the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health (SGR50) To Work

News & Announcements

65th Annual Meeting
Discovery 2014:New Health Education Strategies, Connections & Ideas

EMBARK ON YOUR 2014 JOURNEY for new and exciting health education insights at this premier health promotion conference— SOPHE’s 65th Annual Meeting, Discovery 2014: New Health Education Strategies, Connections & Ideas. In a city rich with history and culture, you will explore, network, collaborate, and discover the latest health education programs, paradigms, and strategies across all settings. Nearly 250 presentations will offer you an opportunity to expand your mind and your portfolio with cutting-edge health education research, practice, and policy aimed at improving the health of multiple ages and populations.

Awards and Scholarship Deadline

SOPHE confers awards to faculty, practitioners, students and chapters in more than 15 categories. The following awards and scholarship deadlines have been extended:
21st Century Scholarship: Advocacy Summit
21st Century Scholarship: Annual Meeting
Vivian Drenckhahn Scholarship
Distinguished Fellow Award
Health Education Mentor Award
Open Society Award
Program Excellence Award
Chapter Excellence Award

NHEW EVENT: Promoting Worksite Wellness

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), worksite wellness programs will become part of a national public health strategy to address the increase in chronic diseases, which are predicted to cost the US health care system an estimated $4.2 trillion annually by 2023. During the webinar Ken will provided additional information on how the ACA will impact worksite wellness and best practices. Katie will provide an overview of how being a health educator prepared her to implement worksite wellness programs.

Strengthening the Health Education Profession: An Update on SOPHE-AAHE Collaboration

This free webinar will provide a brief history and update on the alliance between SOPHE and AAHE leaders to strengthen the health education profession. Come learn about the vision for moving forward and share your insights. View the flyer to see speaker info.

Bridging the Gap: Taking the Next Step as a Health Educator

This webinar will provide insight into the many different levels of health education and promotion. Participants will learn tools and strategies for deciphering their next step as a health educator.

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