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Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Basil Omonya, Master Certified Health Education Specialist

The following interview is part of a new series to highlight the remarkable work efforts of our credential-holders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Name: Basil Omonya, BS, MCHES® Job Title: Health Educator Years’ Experience: 6 Career Sector: International/Overseas | Healthcare NCHEC: What is your current job title and where do you work? Basil: My job title is Health Educator and I work for the Apac District Local Government, Apac Hospital Work Station in Uganda, Africa.&n... Read More

Health Education Careers: An Interview with Deniece Chevannes, MCHES®, Health Promotion Specialist

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 out ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 24 October 2019

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 and ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 23 October 2019

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 studied h... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 17 October 2019

Careers in Health Education and Promotion

One of the most exciting aspects about a career in the health education and promotion field is the wide range of job settings from which a health education specialists can choose employment. Although the term "specialist" may appear to imply a niche skill, quite the opposite is true! CHES® and MCHES® are equipped to handle a wide variety of positions and possess many skillsets that allow for versality in the workplace. Job settings for health education specialists that were... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 05 October 2017

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