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..
Dec 02, 2016
We are seeking an experienced Data Analyst to join the Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) located at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), Menlo Park Division. Please pass along to alumni or any potential candidate you believe may qualify. Please email the Principal Investigator directly(and copy the Program Manager, Leonore Okwara) with a CV and cover letter, and with any questions: Amanda Midboe, PhD (Amanda.Midboe@va.gov) Leonore Okwara, MPH (Leonore.Okwara@va.gov) Overview: The Data Analyst will manage and construct datasets and databases and conduct statistical analyses in support of research projects and national health priorities. A typical dataset or database constructed for research can include hundreds of thousands of patients and dozens of variables. Please see below for a more detailed list of required job responsibilities: Job Responsibilities include: Computer Database Management Extract data from adm ..Read More
Dec 01, 2016
From SOPHE Headquarters: Take Action Protect the Prevention & Public Health Fund Today the House released language for the combined 21st Century Cures/Cancer/Mental Health/Opiod/Family Services legislation. The House Rules Committee is meeting tomorrow afternoon, with the bill expected on the House floor this week, possibly as early as Wednesday. Unfortunately, this bill is partially offset with reductions to the Prevention & Public Health Fund beginning in FY2018. The Society for Public Health Education has always been a strong proponent of the Prevention and Public Health Fund and has opposed repeated attempts to rescind or repeal money from the Prevention & Public Health Fund. Taking $100M from the Prevention & Public Health Fund will have disastrous consequences for the future of public health. We urge you to send a letter to your member of Congress asking them to protect the Prevention & Public Health Fund today. ..Read More
Nov 30, 2016
Memory Loss and the Public Health Burden: Results from the 2015 BRFSS A recent analysis of the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=WknOMiG3YYqMgsowtuh4WA) (BRFSS) indicates that over 50 percent of midlife and older adults with increasing memory problems report negative effects on their ability to perform everyday tasks or do work or social activities. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, December 14 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST for an in-depth discussion on How Increasing Memory Problems Impact Daily Life -- Recent CDC Findings from the 2015 BRFSS Cognitive Module. The webinar will feature the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=kVim2-ckfShDTbeZfLmHHg) new analysis of data from 35 states and territories (the largest group ever to use the Cognitive Module in a single year) and discuss the implications of the findings from the public health perspective. Please register (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=z_wB ..Read More