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.
Dr. Chaney has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Health Education (AAHE) and on the Board of Commissioners (BOC) for the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). As a Board member of NCHEC's BOC, Dr. Chaney served as Chair (2012) and Immediate Past Chair (2013). Currently, Dr. Chaney serves as the Chair for NCHEC's Marketing Committee.
Dr. Chaney's research focal areas include instrument development and program evaluation in health education. Dr. Chaney has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, UF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Pro-Change Behavior Systems, and the American Cancer Society. In addition, Dr. Chaney has presented over 100 presentations at national, state, and regional conferences.
Dr. Chaney was recently recognized as an AAHE Fellow and AAHE's Horizon Award recipient.
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.
Southern California SOPHE is proud to announce Ms. Clay as the recipient of our local chapter's award and we have nominated her for the national SOPHE Student Recognition Award, which will provide the winner with a travel stipend to attend the 2015 national SOPHE conference. Ms. Clay intends to use the funds from the local award to defray the cost of the April 2015 CHES exam. We wish her the best of luck!
Interested in other SOPHE awards? National SOPHE confers awards to faculty, practitioners, students and chapters in more than 15 categories. Click here to find out the details for each type of award, requirements, and upcoming deadlines.
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.