Our Mission

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards their empowerment and leadership qualities. These skills are demonstrated through health education, advocacy, social justice, program development and community organizing.

 

Mission

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..

Vision

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..

Values

Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..

Goals

Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..

Current News

Stopping Menthol, Saving Lives

 Mar 02, 2021

 

 

https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/what-we-do/industry-watch/menthol-report Stopping Menthol, Saving Lives Ending Big Tobacco’s Predatory Marketing to Black Communities For more than 60 years and continuing today, the tobacco industry has targeted Black communities, especially children, with marketing for menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products like flavored cigars. The industry’s predatory marketing has had a devastating impact on Black health and lives (https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/assets/factsheets/0006.pdf). Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death among Black Americans, and tobacco-related health disparities in the Black community are largely the result of the tobacco industry’s intentional, targeted efforts to hook generations of Black Americans to deadly and addictive products. This report documents the pervasive and deliberate targeting of Black communities and children with advertising and promotions ..

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Webinar: Let's Talk Campus Vaccines

 Mar 02, 2021

 

 

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DpmKjjbjRSa3od2SAa9VXw Let's Talk Campus Vaccines: Routine, COVID-19, and Everything in Between The American College Health Foundation, with support from GlaxoSmithKline, is pleased to present a webinar discussing the state of vaccines on college and university campuses. This event will include expert perspectives on: • the anticipated rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines on college campuses, • how the pandemic has affected routine vaccination and opportunities for catch up, • lessons learned from past infectious disease outbreaks that are applicable to the current moment. Following our panelists' presentations, we will have time for questions from attendees. Speakers: Amy Pisani, MS, Executive Director, Vaccinate Your Family Claire Hannan, MPH, Executive Director, Association of Immunization Managers Melanie Bernitz, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President, Columbia Health, Columbia Uni ..

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Call for Abstracts-Anti Racism Issue-Health Promotion Practice

 Mar 01, 2021

 

 

FYI--Call for Abstracts HPP-Anti-Racism-Call-for-Abstracts.02.17.pdf (https://secureservercdn.net/72.167.241.46/m80.33d.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/HPP-Anti-Racism-Call-for-Abstracts.02.17.pdf) http://healthpromotionpracticenotes.com/call-for-abstracts-for-hpps-anti-racism-issue/#TheHPPJournal  ..

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Meet our chapter

 

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals

 

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  1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192   info@ncsophe.org
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