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October
9
Thu
  Food Insecurity and Nutrition Among Latinos: Research and Best Practices
October 9 12:30pm - 1:30pm
In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage month (September 15-October 14), NCA-SOPHE's Fall Webinar scheduled on Thursday, October 9th at 12:30 pm ET will focus on health disparities within the Latino populations, with a focus on nutritional health and fitness.
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October
21
Tue
  NHEW Webinar: How to Make the Most Out of Your Fieldwork
October 21  2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hear from current students and recent graduates on how they found great field work and made the most of their hands-on experiences! This program is a part of National Health Education Week #NHEW2014
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October
23
Thu
  NHEW Webinar: Certification and the Workplace
October 23  2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hear what employers have to say about Certified Health Education Specialists and how to your use your certification to your advantage in a job interview! This program is a part of National Health Education Week #NHEW2014
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October
29
Wed
  Quality Assurance in Community Health Education Professional Preparation: Trends & Transformation
October 29  1:00pm - 2:00pm
The National Task Force on Accreditation in Health Education has been tracking changes in accreditation of professional preparation programs since 2001,...More Info
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November
6
Thu
  Promising Innovations to Address Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations: Local Solutions With National I
November 6 

Sponsored by Merck Foundation and the Society for Public Health Education

Strategies to improve health outcomes and reduce disparities in diabetes are most effective when approached at multiple levels and informed by the “on-the-ground” experience of patients and providers. In order to create and sustain the most promising efforts, initiatives must take into account policy, systems and environmental factors. The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes’ five health care delivery sites implemented a multi-level approach to improve disease management in low-income, medically underserved communities and uncovered several necessary components to a successful initiative that leads to improved health outcomes. These components include collaboration, patient empowerment, care coordination, increased care access, policy change and overcoming challenges in the communities where patients live and manage their disease.

Webinar participants will hear from Alliance leaders and other health policy experts to learn about:
-Findings from an evaluation of the Alliance’s five sites (e.g. clinical outcomes, self-care behaviors, disparities reduction) published in Health Promotion Practice and how lessons learned from the Alliance programs are relevant and scalable to other populations, geographical settings and chronic diseases
-Successful integration of health systems and development of community partnerships to reduce diabetes disparities
-Essential elements for successful system and policy change to address diabetes in low-income, medically underserved communities
-Key and necessary system and policy change strategies arising from the “on-the-ground” experience of the grantees in low-income and medically underserved populations.

The webinar will feature work published in the November 2014 Health Promotion Practice (HPP) supplement on the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, published by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). Information on related podcasts and webinars are available at www.sophe.org.

A Q&A session will provide participants with an opportunity to speak directly with Alliance representatives regarding key takeaways from their work.

Panelists will include:
-Leonard Jack, Jr., PhD, MSc, Director, Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Coeditor of the Health Promotion Practice supplement issue and former National Advisory Board member for the Alliance (Moderator)
-Monica Peek, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Section of General Internal Medicine; Associate Director, Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research, University of Chicago
-Martha Quinn, MPH, Senior Policy Research Specialist, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan
-Megan Lewis, PhD, Director, Patient & Family Engagement Research Program Center for Communication Science, RTI International


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