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..
May 10, 2016
Employment Opportunities The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), including the California Tobacco Control Program are always looking for innovative and creative individuals who are enthusiastic about their work and who areDedicated to Optimizing the Health and Well-Being of the People of California (CDPH’s mission statement). Employment opportunities with CDPH are numerous. We are frequently in recruitment mode for Health Program Specialists and Research Scientists as well as many others. Joining state service is a two-step process. First you mush establish your eligibility by participating in a civil service exam. If you are at all interested in joining state service, it’s highly recommended you participate in the examination process prior to looking for vacant positions. Once you’ve participated in the appropriate exam, you can be considered for interviews for future vacant positions. However, if you should find a vacant position you’re inter ..Read More
May 10, 2016
(From Nailah Hunter) Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know about a job opportunity for health educators at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. I will be starting a new full-time position at Kaiser Oakland this month, which means that I will be leaving my position at UCSF. My supervisor (who is also a proud SJSU MPH alum) asked if I knew anyone interested in my position. The position is per diem, which allows for a flexible schedule. Responsibilities include teaching prenatal classes (breastfeeding, parenting, childbirth) in outpatient group settings and some inpatient one-on-one. Training is provided. There is also opportunity to assist with curriculum and program development in the future. It is a really great team and everyone is super supportive and passionate about this field! The position has not been posted yet, but if you are interested, please let me know and I will provide you with my supervisor's contact info. If interested ..Read More
May 10, 2016
Progressive thinker and cultural change agent, Dr. Angela Davis will speak at Mission College, Santa Clara, CA. on themes developed in her recently published book, “Freedom Is a Constant Struggle.” while analyzing today’s struggles against injustice. Through her activism and scholarship over the last decades, Dr. Davis has been deeply involved in a quest for social justice. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities for economic, social, political, racial, and gender justice. Professor Davis’ teaching career span across California’s San Francisco State University, Mills College, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, Vassar, the Claremont Colleges, and Stanford University. She has spent the last fifteen years at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she is now Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness, an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Dr. Da ..Read More