Certified Health Education Specialists can earn credits at several local conferences that offer opportunities for educational and professional growth.
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Through different community outreach strategies, we promote the health education profession and the importance of CHES to the public and potential employers.
We keep you updated on job opportunities, new research, legislative actions, conference announcements, and much more. Association members also receive newsletters.
is to improve the health of Utahns by promoting the advancement of the health education profession and the employment of health educators in the public and private sector.
Increase USOPHE membership among professionals and students
Maintain electronic media to disseminate health-related activities, information, and opportunities to all members
Strengthen membership involvement in USOPHE workshops, conferences, and activities
Promote USOPHE members' awareness and involvement of current health-related legislative issues
Implement a fundraising committee to enlarge financial situation and benefit from non-profit status
Support and grow the mentor/mentee program
Boost USOPHE's presence in the community through more community outreach activities
Build and maintain a historical account of USOPHE
Create more opportunities for members to receive CHES credits
Current USOPHE Board members
2017 USOPHE Conference Thursday, September 28 at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center (2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden) Special topics will include: Mental Health Public Health and Primary Care Integration Nutrition and Obesity Evidenced Based Practice
The Society for Public Health Education’s 68th Annual Conference offers an exciting opportunity to share your research findings, program impacts, policy changes, perspectives, and expertise with the health education and health promotion professional community. Save the Date: March 30 – April 1, 2017 Hyatt Regency Denver, Colorado Plan now to join us next spring in[…]
The “SOPHE Knowledge Center” (SKC) will provide a consistent, efficient way for health education professionals to access materials relevant to their field and provide evidence-based support for positive changes in health, health policy, research, and/or practice. SKC is an interactive system that will catalogue ongoing research, archive reports and other products, and capture information regarding[…]
Special thank you to the 2016 USOPHE Conference presenters for sharing your presentation slides and your contact information. The Green Ooze: Utah Lake Algae Bloom — Aislynn Tomlan-Hill Health Behavior Theory on Pinterest — Laruen Cunico Health Center Nation — Jenifer Lloyd Gluten Free — Paige Smathers Active Transportation — Phil Sarnoff Nutrition for Refugees — Melanie Jewkes Preventing Opiate Overdose Death — Jennifer Plumb[…]
It’s time to dim the lights, and start the show! Join us on October 18th for this year’s Annual Conference! We are excited to share the latest information on health education in Utah from some of the best speakers in the field. Don’t miss this opportunity! The conference will be held at the Megaplex Theatres[…]
This year’s annual USOPHE Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at the Larry Miller Megaplex in Salt Lake City! If you’d like to submit an abstract for the upcoming conference, please email Brett McIff at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The deadline for submissions is August 1st, and you will be notified of[…]
The Utah County Health Department will be hosting a CHES/MCHES review session every Thursday, starting on February 18th from 3:30-4:45 in room 2601. They are located at 151 S. University Avenue, Provo, UT 84601. No fee and no sign-up required, just show up. The schedule is as follows: Feb. 18th – Test info, location,[…]
Greetings USOPHE Members. It’s time once again to elect a new USOPHE executive board for next year. Please take a moment to visit http://uvu.qualtrics.com//SE/?SID=SV_ebTHzsv3WS15AaN and cast your vote. Results will be announced at the USOPHE annual conference scheduled for Tuesday, October 13th at the Provo Library. Please plan on joining us for this great event! […]
SaveOnEnergy.com. is offering a $500 grant for teachers in an effort to educate students about energy and sustainability. This is a great opportunity for teachers to enter for a chance to receive the grant and have their energy- or sustainability-focused lesson plans be recognized and featured on a nationally known energy marketplace. For more information[…]
Mark your calendars for the First Annual Fall USOPHE Conference on Tuesday October 13th at the Provo City Library ANNOUNCEMENT: In an effort to accommodate more professionals, USOPHE has decided to change things up a bit. We will no longer be having two conferences throughout the year (Fall Forum and Spring Conference). USOPHE is excited to offer ONE full[…]