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

Campus COVID-19 Vaccine (CoVAC) Initiative Mini-Grant Program

 Jun 21, 2021

 

 

Comprehensive COVID-19 vaccination is the most effective way to provide a safe and robust on-campus experience for students, staff, and faculty. The Campus COVID-19 Vaccine (CoVAC) Initiative Mini-Grant Program (http://send.acha.org/link.cfm?r=UjSecoUPZemlvuwVGcDYFg~~&pe=D70q8mfi6J8YJ7EEhH5hIVGxaQtKiRnfYYiOP08SHHQsBllExyJEULAh16x4fA6GT1P_r683w9AxdswNsqs38Q~~&t=XnOeCMVXAc1GHQ9zWK2-2g~~) is a unique opportunity for campus leaders, including faculty, staff and students, to address challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic to support institutions in need of resources to develop and implement effective vaccine confidence strategies. Successful applicants will: Receive a mini-grant of $3,000 for use in fall 2021 to further the goal of increasing COVID-19 vaccine confidence on campus using various marketing and communication strategies, including implementing the Campus Vaccine Confidence Toolkit (coming in summer 2021).  ..

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Webinar: Livestream (June 24) Tobacco Free Kids

 Jun 20, 2021

 

 

From Tobacco Free Kids: https://25years.tobaccofreekids.org/storytelling/storytelling-02.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b4b27e8c-5c59-4532-8ddc-5d40ea310804 Taking on the Toughest Fights Globally Did you know that the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids works in dozens of countries around the world? Tobacco use is the top cause of preventable death worldwide – and our global programs focus on low- and middle-income countries, where over 80% of the world’s smokers live. Our support for proven solutions that reduce tobacco use and save lives has contributed to 139 countries that require graphic warning labels on tobacco packaging, 46 countries with tobacco ad bans, and 66 countries with smoke-free indoor public places – including all of South America! Altogether, this progress will help prevent over 35 million premature deaths. On June 24th, we're holding a special virtual event that will provide an inside look at  ..

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Webinar: E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians

 Jun 20, 2021

 

 

Reminder! Register Now: Free CME/CEUs Available for Providers "E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: An Update for Clinicians" co-hosted by ATTUD When? Monday, June 21, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT We are honored to have Nancy Rigotti, MD, founding director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and Harvard Medical School Professor of Medicine, presenting on this important and timely topic: Webinar Objectives: Examine the public health risks and benefits of e-cigarette use Analyze the recent clinical trial evidence about the efficacy of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation Interpret the evidence about the potential risks of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation Create an evidence-based plan for discussing e-cigarettes with patients/clients who smoke cigarettes ATTUD Members: Immediately following Dr Rigotti's presentation, please join us fo ..

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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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