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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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Health Education Careers (Part II): An interview with Chase Messersmith, 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® Chase Messersmith, Community Health Educator with Community Health Network, Indiana.    NCHEC: How did you become a Community Health Educator? Chase: I graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Public Health Promotion and a minor in organizational leadership... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Health Education Careers: An Interview with Janesia Robbs, 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 Janesia Robbs, MPH, MCHES®, a Health Communication Specialist on the Communication and Public Engagement team at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). NCHEC: How did you become a Health Communication Specialist? Janesia:  I attended Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD and... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, October 17, 2019
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American School Health Association (ASHA) Conference 2019

The American School Health Association Annual Conference was held this October 2-4th in Cincinnati, Ohio, and provided school health professionals across the US and internationally with an amazing opportunity to learn, meet, and share ideas with like-minded professionals. It was also a networking platform for CHES® and MCHES® from across the country to meet and celebrate certification, and the ever-expanding role of Certified Health Education Specialists in the school health... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, October 10, 2019
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