Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards th..
Provide and facilitate open lines of communication so that current public health trends can be shared thru an extensive network of resources that will encompass a global perspective. Unite ed..
Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..
Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..
Oct 25, 2016
Study Title: Our Family Journey Program to Reduce Stress and Depression among Vietnamese American Dementia Caregivers This is a research study to see if a new Vietnamese program can decrease caregiver distress and enhance the quality of life of people who care for persons with dementia or related condition, or significant memory loss/confusion. Dr. Van Ta Park from San José State University is conducting this study. Participants will receive a $100 giftcard and a Certificate of Completion from San Jose State University and Stanford University School of Medicine. Interested participants should email email@example.com or call, (408) 924-2988 (tel:%28408%29%20924-2988). Van M. Ta Park, Ph.D., M.P.H. Associate Professor Department of Health Science and Recreation San Jose State University One Washington Square, SPX 208 San Jose, CA 95192 W:(408) 924-2988 F:(408) 924-2979 SJSU Xzip 0052 L ..Read More
Oct 22, 2016
November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDC Webinar: Venous Thromboembolism in Children and Young Adults ************************** Short Description ************************** Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is increasingly being diagnosed in pediatric and young adult patients. Like in older adults, VTE in young patients arises from clinical conditions that lead to venous stasis, endothelial damage, or hypercoagulable states—i.e., the triad of Virchow. However, there are distinct differences in VTE among the pediatric and young adult population compared to older adults, including the prevalence of acquired thrombophilia and diagnosed genetic thrombophilias, as well as the prevalence of venous anatomic conditions related to the VTE occurrence. The risks for some adverse outcomes from VTE also differ between young and older patients, indicating the need for development of an evidence base for VTE treatment and prevention strategies for pediatric and young adult patients. ..Read More
Oct 18, 2016
Internship Opportunity Stanford Solutions Science Lab The Solutions Science Lab in the Department of Pediatrics (Professor Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH, Director) is seeking student research assistants to assist with team sports intervention research projects. This work will include evaluating an observational measurement tool to improve the effectiveness of youth sports coaching. The measurement tool will be used to help train coaches to incorporate "growth mindset" and intrinsically motivating behaviors into their interactions with athletes. Student research assistants will also help build an innovative and engaging online course, which includes videos to teach coaches the principles of growth mindset and intrinsic motivation. One semester minimum commitment, multi-semester commitment preferred. Student Researchers will: Learn about motivating physical activity and sports participation Code youth sports coaching videos Develop int ..Read More