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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 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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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 Thursday, October 5, 2017
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