2018 USOPHE ADVOCACY ACADEMY AND DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Join us on February 22, 2018 at the Salt Lake Government Center (2001 State Street, SLC, UT 84190) for a hands-on advocacy academy. Learn how to advocate for priority public health issues and go to the Utah State Capitol. Lunch will be provided and CHES credits are available.
The Utah Bike Summit
The Utah Bike Summit is the statewide bicycle conference. The summit brings together everyday riders, bicycle and trail advocates, representatives from Utah’s bicycle industry, planners, engineers, representatives from Utah’s tourism industry and health fields, and local and state government officials in order to make Utah more bicycle friendly. Regardless of your interest in bicycling (transportation, recreation, road, mountain, commuter), the Utah Bike Summit is for you and all are encouraged to attend. Registration includes: All educational/breakout sessions; Keynote address; Networking opportunities; Catered lunch CHES credits available (additional charges apply) Early registration ends January 26th. Register today! https://bikeutah.org/utahbikesummit/ An application has been submitted to award Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 3.25 total Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH). SOPHE, including its chapters, is a designated provider of Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
2017 USOPHE Conference Program
Download the full 2017 USOPHE Conference program to learn more about our amazing speakers, venue, and sponsors!
2017 USOPHE Conference
Thursday, September 28th at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center (2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden) CHES and CPH credits available!
Certified Health Education Specialists can earn credits at several local conferences that offer opportunities for educational and professional growth.
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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
The Utah Bike Summit is the statewide bicycle conference. The summit brings together everyday riders, bicycle and trail advocates, representatives from Utah’s bicycle industry, planners, engineers, representatives from Utah’s tourism industry and health fields, and local and state government officials in order to make Utah more bicycle friendly. Regardless of your interest in bicycling (transportation,[…]
We are pleased to invite you to the 2018 USOPHE Advocacy Academy and Day at the Capitol. Join us on February 22, 2018 for a hands-on advocacy academy. During the first half of this day-long training participants will learn how to advocate for priority public health issues. During the second half of the day, participants[…]
Special thank you to the 2017 USOPHE Conference presenters for sharing your presentation slides and your contact information. Use the Right Tool for the JOB!: Why Licensure is the Pathway Forward for Health Education—Tyler Watson, DA, MPH, MCHES, CDE Move Utah: Learn About UDOT’s New Active Transportation Community Planning Program — Kim Clark, PE Does Urban[…]
Article VII Section 1 Current: Nominations from the floor shall be honored and such names added to the ballot with the written permission of the nominee submitted to the President. Proposed Change: Eliminate this wording from the bylaws. Article VII Section 2 Current: The officers shall be elected by the voting membership of the Chapter[…]
Being a part of the USOPHE Board is an amazing opportunity. We had several amazing people nominated for Board position, and now we need your votes! Take 10 minutes to review the below candidates and submit your vote for the future leadership of USOPHE. — 2017-2018 USOPHE Board Election Biography Information President Elect Nominee: Abraham[…]
USOPHE 2017 Conference Agenda
****ATTENTION STUDENTS**** This year, USOPHE will be hosting PROMO-PALOOZA! Our 1st annual case study competition. Are you interested in building your resume? Take advantage of this new and unique opportunity! Showcase and celebrate your health education and promotion program planning skills in a fun contest that melds evidence based strategies with a world of reality! This[…]
USOPHE is currently accepting abstract submissions for the 2017 USOPHE Conference. We are especially interested in abstracts related to the categories listed below, however, we welcome the submission of abstracts related to any appropriate health topic. Mental Health Substance Abuse Public Health and Primary Care Integration Sexual Health Social Determinants of Health Social Media Obesity[…]
2017 USOPHE Conference – Register today! 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 Check out the CONFERENCE AGENDA for all of the[…]