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NCHEC at APHA 2019 Philadelphia: A Photo Tour

The City of Brotherly Love was this year’s home to the American Public Health Association’s annual conference, the nation’s largest public health expo, where over 12,000 public health professionals convene, learn, and network with peers.  This year's theme was "Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health," and was held at the Philadelphia Convention Center from November 3 – 5, 2019. As an organization, APHA identifies and shares... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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A Report on the 2019 Advocacy Summit, “Championing Health for Vulnerable Populations”

Submitted by Davondra Brown, M.Ed., MCHES®, NCHEC Board of Commissioners and Vice-chair, NCHEC Division Board for Professional Development This year’s Society for Public Health Education’s Advocacy Summit theme was the Opioid Epidemic. The first two days were filled with informational plenaries and breakout sessions structured to address the critical public health issue from a variety of angles. The last day was jam-packed with visits to Congress, both the House and the... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Coalition of National Health Education Organizations (CNHEO): Call for Public Comment

A health education specialist is dedicated to reaching the highest possible standards of conduct and to encouraging the ethical behavior of all those with whom they work. The Coalition of National Health Education Organizations (CNHEO) Task Force has been working diligently to establish a strategic vision among the profession and develop goals and strategies for the profession.  Recently, the Task Force reviewed and revised the Code of Ethics for the Health Education... Read More
Posted by Melissa Opp at Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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2020 Leadership Election Results Announced

October 31, 2019 The results of the 2020 NCHEC Leadership Election have been announced! Congratulations to the new board members who will begin terms in January of 2020, and to the several returning board members as well. We are quite excited to embark on our 2020 initiatives with these new team members, all with outstanding skills and achievements that will add to our organizational strength moving forward.  All board members were elected for a term of five years.... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Health Education Careers Part IV: An Interview with Deniece Chevannes, MCHES®

In celebration of National Health Education Week, we are interviewing four accomplished CHES® and MCHES® in varying career sectors across the country.  Today, we are chatting with Deniece Chevannes, MPH, MCHES®, Director of Health Promotion & Evaluation at Hemophilia of Georgia. NCHEC: How did you become a Director of Health Promotion & Evaluation? Deniece:  I like to say that health education found me. My bachelor’s degree is in Spanish and I started... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Health Education Careers (Part III): an Interview with Jeana Neu, CHES®

In celebration of National Health Education Week, we are interviewing four accomplished CHES® and MCHES® in varying career sectors across the country.  Today, we are chatting with CHES® Jeana Neu, Principal of NeuFunding, LLC.  NCHEC: How did you come to found your own practice? Jeana:  While studying health promotion and education in graduate school at the University of Utah, I was fortunate to work with my graduate advisor on her federal... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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