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Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Colleen Hendon, MPH, CHES®

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: Colleen Hendon, MPH CHES® Job Title: Program Manager Years’ Experience: 7 Career Sector: School Health/College Health “Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important- in particular for adults who work with youth- to be able to recognize mental health challenges and know how to respond.” ~C... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Dolores McGrath, CHES®, of Army Wellness Center, Fort Bragg

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: Dolores McGrath, BA, CHES® Job Title: Health Promotion Technician Years’ Experience: 5+ Career Sector: Government/Department of Defense | Healthcare When someone asks me, "What do you do?" I always respond, "Whatever it takes." I have a personal passion that comes from real life experienc... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Emily Pratt, 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

How to Create an Exceptional Health Education Resume

Creating a resume can be stressful, but not to worry! This blog post will discuss tips and tricks on how to create an exceptional health education resume. But first, let’s take a look at who are health educators and what they do. Who are Health Educators and What Do They Do?  Health Educators, also known as Health Education Specialists, are defined as professionals who provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communiti... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Stephanie Hunter, CHES

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 ... Read More

Certification Spotlight: An Interview with Amy Moore, 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

National Public Health Week Spotlight: Kevin Sloss, Patient Care Coordinator

CHES® Career Profile: Patient Care Coordinator What tools and resources are available to healthcare workers looking to gain more knowledge and experience that can help them serve their employers and patients? Certification is a great place to start. A variety of healthcare professionals benefit from CHES®/MCHES® certification.  We sat down with Kevin Sloss, BS, RMA(AMT), MHA(c), 2020 CHES® candidate, and health educator and patient care coordinator for Lung Cancer Scree... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 08 April 2020

National Public Health Week CHES® Spotlight: Elizabeth Havens, B.S., CHES®, Violence Prevention Coordinator

CHES® Career Profile: Violence Prevention Program Coordinator CHES® and MCHES® work in a variety of fields to educate citizens, healthcare workers, and lawmakers of the importance of a thriving, healthy community. In addition to working to promote physical health and wellness in their communities, certified health education specialists may also work in specialized programs like violence prevention. We sat down with Elizabeth Havens, Violence Prevention Program Manager for the Ark... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 07 April 2020

National Public Health Week CHES® Spotlight: Daina Huntley, MPH, CHES, Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI)

CHES® Career Profile: Clinical Research Specialist In our series of career profiles on healthcare workers, we’re profiling a clinical research specialist who chose to pursue CHES® certification. To learn more about the CHES® exam and certification, click here. We sat down with Daina Huntley, MPH, CHES®, a social clinical research specialist at the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI) in the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the Gillings School of Pub... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 06 April 2020

Health Education Careers: an Interview with Jeana Neu, CHES®, Grant 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 CHES® Jeana Neu, Principal of NeuFunding, LLC.  NCHEC: How did you come to found your own practice? Jeana: While studying health promotion and education in graduate school at the University of Utah, I was fortunate to work with my graduate advisor on her federal grant... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 23 October 2019

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