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CHES® Spotlight: Penelope Friday, MPH: Childhood Obesity Prevention Coordinator

CHES® Career Profile: Childhood Obesity Prevention Program Coordinator Health education specialists across the country are using their talents and resources to create programs which make their communities healthier, happier, and safer. From violence prevention and asthma education to childhood obesity prevention, a number of private and public healthcare organizations are utilizing certified health education specialists to create programs, implement effective health campaigns, and more. ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 26 February 2020

Co-editors for the Eighth Edition of The Health Education Specialist Companion Guide: Melissa Grim and Cam Escoffery

Melissa Grim, PhD, MCHES® and Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES® were selected as Co-editors for the Eighth Edition of The Health Education Specialist: A Companion Guide for Professional Excellence. Grim and Escoffery previously served as co-editors of the two previous editions of the publication.  To be reflective of the findings of the Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis II (HESPA II 2020), this updated edition will include revisions to the previous work and include eight... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 20 February 2020

Winners Announced: 2019 Outstanding Service and Leadership Award

NCHEC is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Outstanding Service and Leadership Award in recognition of two professionals displaying exemplary commitment to the advancement of our profession and the CHES® and MCHES® credentials.  This award was first instituted in 2016 to highlight career achievements in the implementation of programs and policies that promote the role of Certified Health Education Specialists within communities, populations, and/or organizational st... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 10 February 2020

NCHEC’s 2019 Infographic Contest: Winners Announced

The results of the second annual Infographic Contest have recently been announced by NCHEC’s Marketing Committee. Entries in two categories; Certified and Non-certified (Student), were judged based on whether the design was compelling and sharable, clearly communicated an idea or concept, and on whether the infographic would be of value to certified individuals, or those considering certification in the future.  “The ability of a Certified Health Education Specialist to desi... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 04 February 2020

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