Are you a
health educator who is working to help support the goals of the Affordable Care
Act i.e. increasing access, improving health, and decreasing costs?
example, are you:
- Assisting in your community or
organization in health insurance enrollment and/or use of their health
- Working in or with your hospital’s
community benefits department to help coordinate patient and community health
- Conducting research related to the ACA, health education and
- Organizing a worksite wellness program and assisting with
corporate aims to improve employee wellness?
the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, and the American Public
Health Association’s Public Health Education & Health Promotion Section
want to hear from you!
are collecting qualitative data about the important contributions that Health
Education Specialists are making to improve the health of all people post
healthcare reform. These powerful stories and examples will be useful in our
efforts to educate policymakers, employers, the public and other stakeholders about
health educator’s contributions.
share your story by clicking on the following Google doc.
If you submit your story by February 15th, 2016 you will be entered for a chance to win a copy of SOPHE’s Health Education Tools of the Trade 3: Tools for Enhancing Your Professional Development (E-book version). If you can't make the deadline, please know we will continue to accept stories after this date.
Someone from SOPHE, APHA
PHEHP, or NCHEC will follow up with you to obtain additional information.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Dr. Cicily Hampton at