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Join SC SOPHE for a CHES 101 Webinar!
Thu, Jan 21, 2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
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We welcome our speaker, Elizabeth (Beth) H. Chaney, Ph.D., MCHES who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Education and Promotion, at East Carolina University (ECU). Dr. Chaney received her B.S. in Biology and M.A. in Health Studies from The University of Alabama and her Ph.D. in Health Education from Texas A&M University in August 2006.
The SC SOPHE Board is pleased to announce that Ms. Lana Clay of Placentia, CA is the recipient of the 2014 Student Recognition Award.
Ms. Clay earned a BS from California State Polytechnic University - Pomona and an MS in Health Science from Western University of Health Sciences, and is currently continuing her public health studies at Harvard University. In her application, she demonstrated her extensive experience, commitment to the public health field, and passion for public health and community health education. Ms. Clay has volunteered hundreds of hours in various capacities for oncological pediatric groups in Orange County. She is doing very well academically, and has received multiple awards for her academic achievements and community service, including the prestigious Randall Lewis Health Policy Fellowship. Her overall professional goals are to contribute to the development of pediatric oncological not for profit organizations and to conduct research to eradicate cancer.
New SOPHE Issue Brief Highlights Opportunities and Challenges for Health Education Specialists in the ACA
In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has released a new issue brief entitled "Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Education Specialists."
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers multiple policy levers for improving patient care and maximizing health outcomes, in part by expanding the opportunities for health education specialists to contribute to the goals of prevention, screening and treatment. Click here to access the issue brief.