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
We are excited to bring you the USOPHE Annual Conference virtually this year on November 4th, 2021! Mark your calendars to join us in “Growing Together Toward Tomorrow”.
In this issue: USOPHE’s Strategic Plan for 2021-2025 Discover ways to overcome stress and burn out Graduation, what comes next? Member Spotlight: Featuring Rebecca Fronberg CHES, What is it, and how does it help me? National SOPHE news
UPHA and USOPHE are concerned about the growing lack of trust in public health. Public health and government officials have worked tirelessly over the past year to address COVID-19. In Utah, we have stood as an example of how a balanced response has been able to slow the spread and save lives and livelihoods. We Read more about Take Action for Public Health[…]
USOPHE supports HB194: Medicaid Coverage of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. We are looking for your help! HB194 will be heard in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday, February 23rd at 8am. We are asking for you, as public health professionals and advocates for public health, to reach out to the members Read more about Advocate Today for HB194[…]
The Utah Chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (USOPHE) is seeking public health professionals and students across Utah to join a variety of committees for 2021. Spots are available in the following committees: advocacy, conference planning, nominating, professional development, public relations, membership, and special projects. Be more involved in your communities and your Read more about Join a committee today!![…]
COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives in one way or another during 2020. Thank you to all USOPHE members for your dedication to Public Health. USOPHE Board’s most notable accomplishments in 2020 amidst the pandemic include USOPHE’s first all virtual conference and the completion of our 2021 through 2025 strategic plan.
As announced at our USOPHE 2020 Annual Conference, we are adding two new board positions. We need one person to fill the Membership Chair position and one person to fill the Special Projects Chair person. Please read descriptions below and email our USOPHE President Linnea Fletcher email@example.com by Thursday, December 10th if you are interested. The Read more about New Board Position Nominations Needed[…]
Congratulations to our 2019 & 2020 Award Winners! Awardee’s were recognized during our USOPHE Virtual Conference earlier this month. 2020 Catherine Summerhayes Distinguished Service Award Janae Duncan, MPA Utah Department of Health 2020 Rookie of the Year Mercedes Maestas, CHES® Salt Lake County Health Department Shelley Fuller Health Education Scholarship Danielle Rodriguez Utah Valley University Read more about Recognition Awards[…]
We are excited to welcome the following board members: President-Elect Delegate Conference Planning Chair Treasurer Student Board Member
Special thanks to our 2020 Virtual Conference Sponsors! Platinum Level Sponsor Silver Level Sponsors Exhibitors