Updates

The 4th Annual CALNET Leadership Retreat

 Nov 06, 2018

 

 

The 4th Annual CALNET Leadership Retreat November 29 - November 30 Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Begins at 4:00pm with an opening reception on the 29th Concludes at 5:00pm on the 30th AON is sponsoring appointees to attend the retreat. Sponsorship includes hotel accommodations at Half Moon Bay as well as meals during the conference event: without AON's sponsorship, these costs are approximately $1,000 per person. The AON sponsorship will not include airfare or other travel accommodations. Due to a high volume of candidates and a limited number of sponsorships, the application process is highly selective. Incomplete applications (including not uploading a resume) will not be considered for sponsorship. The deadline for applications is Friday, November 9. If you are an appointee who is interested in attending, please fill out the application below:  ..

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SOPHE Scholarships

 Oct 31, 2018

 

 

SOPHE has extended the deadline for several student and professional awards. Applications are due November 15th. Please forward along to students or collegues who may benefit. Student Awards: 21st Century Student Scholarship This $800 award provides conference support to full-time undergraduate and graduate level students to attend the SOPHE Annual Conference or the SOPHE Advocacy Summit. Vivian Drenckhahn Student Scholarship This $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to three deserving full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are national SOPHE members and who have excelled academically, demonstrated a commitment to addressing the public’s health through a career in health education, and who have demonstrated financial need. Graduate Student Research Paper This award fosters quality graduate student research and provides a mechanism by which to recognize outstanding graduate students for creative and innovative research. The winning pa ..

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Community College Public Health Grant.

 Oct 18, 2018

 

 

See link for details: https://www.league.org/node/18765  ..

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Oakland Food Policy Council Meeting

 Oct 17, 2018

 

 

Oakland Food Policy Council Meeting October 18, 2018 5pm at 1000 Broadway, 5th Floor Downtown Oakland Support Roots Of Change Shop or Dine at any Whole Foods Market in California on Thursday, October 18th  ..

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Free Symposium on Opioid West

 Oct 14, 2018

 

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/opioid-west-hackathon-2018-tickets-50012096527 Opioid West Hack-A-Thon+ 2018 Play an impactful role in developing solutions for the opioid crisis thisOct 14th-15th! Opioid West Hack-A-Thon+ 2018, featuring the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is dedicated to finding unique solutions to issues surrounding the opioid crisis, and supporting the winning teams to IMPLEMENT their ideas into public health research and policymaking.There are tracks in software development, data science, artificial intelligence, and data visualization, allowing for a wide variety of solutions. This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for people interested in computer programming, data analytics, data visualization, user design/experience, medicine, public health, and public policy.We are taking 25 teams, and applications are accepted on a rolling ..

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SOPHE Meeting Discount for NC-SOPHE Members

 Oct 12, 2018

 

 

Please see a special message for SOPHE 2019: Good afternoon, SOPHE Chapter Leaders! SOPHE 2019 Annual Conference Registration is now OPEN! (https://www.sophe.org/professional-development/sophe-annual-conference/2019-annual-conference-2/registration/) March 26-29, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah To honor SOPHE Chapters participation at the national level, national SOPHE has again set up a way for those individuals who are local Chapter members but not a national SOPHE member to get a discount off the non-member registration price for the SOPHE annual conference. As in the past few years, we have created a promo code for professional chapter members: 19ACCHAPTR This code offers $150 off the professional non member registration rate. This year, we have also added a promo code for student chapter members: 19ACSTUCHP This code offers $25 off the student non member registration rate. This code should be entered at the end of the registration proc ..

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Webinar: Children Play and Nature Policy

 Oct 10, 2018

 

 

Presenter: Mark Camley, Amanda O'Rourke, Amowi Phillips, Cheryl Charles, Cathy Kiss Date: October 10, 2018 Time: 4:00pm EST, 22:00 (GMT+2) Join URL: https://iu.zoom.us/j/180776672 (https://iu.zoom.us/j/180776672?utm_source=All+Subscribers&utm_campaign=6540a31c35-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_06_27_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1524279ce0-6540a31c35-) About the Webinar The webinar will introduce and launch the new Children Play and Nature Policy developed by World Urban Parks. Three members of the Standing Committee will inspire participants through the sharing of their projects. Learning Objectives After attending this webinar participants should be able to: Become familiar with the new Children Play and Nature Policy. Learn about special projects and programs in Ghana from Amowi Phillips, Adjunct Professor at Whitworth University. Learn about projects, ..

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SOPHE Webinar: From Tobacco to Obesity Prevention Policies

 Sep 26, 2018

 

 

From Tobacco to Obesity Prevention Policies: A Framework for Implementing Community-Driven Policy Change September 27, 2018 Thursday2:00pm to 3:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time) SOPHE Education About this event This webinar will provide an overview of an evidence-based community engagement model used to advance local public health policy. Case studies of recent policy efforts in Los Angeles County addressing early childhood obesity prevention and marketing to children in multiple environments will be provided. Discussion of lessons learned will provide public health practitioners with actionable strategies to pursue policy, systems, and environmental change in their own community. Learning Objectives: 1) Describe 1 evidence-based community engagement model used to engage key community stakeholders in public health policy. 2) Identify 2 lessons learned for pursuing public p ..

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SOPHE Webinar: Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens Consortium (FACTS)

 Sep 26, 2018

 

 

Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens Consortium (FACTS) September 26, 2018 Wednesday3:00pm to 4:00pm (EDT) SOPHE Education About this event The SOPHE Policy & Resolutions Committee came to a consensus that the public health impact of gun violence prevention is a key issue for health educators in 2018. This particular webinar is an installment of the Summit Webinar Series. Finding gaps in the research of firearm deaths among U.S. Children and Teens is what led the NIH funding of a research consortium called Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens Consortium (FACTS). Fellow principal investigator, Marc Zimmerman, Ph.D., a professor of public health at the U-M School for Public Health, and Patrick Carter, M.D., an assistant professor of emergency medicine both part of the consortium leadership team, will discuss how to seek funding to jump-start the field of pediatric and adolescent resear ..

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