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2021 Outstanding Service and Leadership Award Winners for Career Excellence in Health Education and Promotion Are Announced

NCHEC is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2021 Outstanding Service and Leadership Award, which recognizes both individuals and organizations displaying exemplary commitment to the advancement of the Health Education Profession and of the CHES® and MCHES® credentials.  This award program was first instituted in 2016 in order to highlight career achievements in the implementation of programs and policies that promote the role of CHES® and MCHES® within communitie... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Jennifer Reich, MPH, CHES®

Name: Jennifer Reich, MPH, CHES® Job Title: Health Educator Years’ Experience: 4 Career Sector: Government NCHEC: What is your current job title and what sort of duties do you complete during the course of your work? Jennifer: I am a Health Educator for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health Department). My normal work focuses on zoonotic and vector-borne disease prevention. I work on materials such as webpage content, social media, and print liter... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner

A Day in the Life of a Health Education Specialist

The day-to-day operations of a health education specialist can vary depending on their job title, work environment, and whether or not they’re client facing. However, there are a few duties and concepts that every health education specialist will touch on every day, such as: The Eight areas of Responsibility Community outreach Educating Networking Dealing with COVID-19-related challenges The Eight Areas of Responsibility The Eight Areas of Responsibility contain a ... Read More
Posted by Melissa Opp at 22 March 2022

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with L. Cindy Carra, MPH, CHES®, CPT

Name: L. Cindy Carra, MPH, CHES®, CPT Job Title: SME/Instructor of Health & Wellness Programs Career Sector: Healthcare   NCHEC: What is your current job title and sector? Cindy: I am currently a curriculum designer and instructor for an online learning institution. It is extremely rewarding to help prepare the next cohort of health, fitness, and nutrition coaches that will make an impact on people’s lives and in the healthcare field. Designing and writing curriculum... Read More
at 18 March 2022

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