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Spotlight: An Interview with Michael Ahmadi, Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Tina Marie Devlin, Master-Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Marcia Zorrilla, Master-Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Justin Kolosky, Certified Health Education Specialist

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in many different sectors across the US. Health Education Specialists have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures. As our nation continues to move forward in addressing and recovering fro... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, June 21, 2021

The Power of Social Media in Public Health Messaging: An Interview with Corey Basch and Christie Jaime

In an effort to share the exciting work that CHES® and MCHES® are doing across the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a series of interviews that shed light on the unique skills that our credential holders bring to students, communities, and families. Corey Basch, EdD, MPH, CHES®, a Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Health at William Paterson University, along with her colleague and Internship Coordinator Christie Jaime, MA, CHES®, hav... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, December 10, 2020

National Health Education Week: Recap and Resources

National Health Education Week is focused on increasing national awareness on major public health issues and promoting a better understanding of the role of health education. This year, the week of October 19 - 23, 2020, was jammed packed with events and new resources and highlights from health education specialists who have pivoted skillsets to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.    Emergency Response Webinar NCHEC’s marketing committee collaborated with SOPHE on tw... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Sunday, November 1, 2020

COVID-19 Spotlight: Cynthia Karlsson, CHES®

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in the continual fight against this global pandemic. They have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures during these very difficult times. As our nation moves forward in addressing and reco... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Tuesday, September 1, 2020

NCHEC Receives 2020 ASAE Power of (A) Award for Contributions to Strengthen the Health Education Workforce during the COVID-19 Pandemic

WHITEHALL, Pa. August 14, 2020- The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., (NCHEC) was recently named as a Silver Award winner for outstanding accomplishments toward improving the health education and promotion workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsored by the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE), the Power of (A) Awards program was designed to celebrate the extraordinary programs and initiatives undertaken by associations worldwide to enrich lives, advance t... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, August 17, 2020

COVID-19 Spotlight: An Interview with Tracy Sylven, CHES®, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

NCHEC is extremely proud of the many health CHES® and MCHES® who serve as essential personnel in the continual fight against this global pandemic. They have assumed critical roles in the identification, control, and assurance of the needs of individuals and communities. They advocate fiercely for public protection measures, and support many other critical health education and health behavior measures during these very difficult times. As our nation moves forward in addressing and reco... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Friday, July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Health Education Specialists

Information from qualified public health professionals continues to be key in the fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic. Credentialed health education specialists will continue to provide an increasing and critical component of public health response, recovery, and education for our nation. NCHEC has selected some resources that can be of use in these health education efforts of CHES® and MCHES®.  If you have additional resources you would like to share, please email jwess... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, July 6, 2020

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