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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    For all you heath educators.... ... From: Canfield, John [mailto:QZC6@CDC.GOV] Sent: Monday, February 12, 2001 11:18 AM To: CDC-HEALTHED@LISTSERV.CDC.GOV
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      From: Canfield, John [mailto:QZC6@...]
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      From: Elaine Auld [mailto:eauld@...]
      Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 9:07 AM
      To: John Canfield
      Subject: SOPHE Info

      Hi John

      – Please share this alert with your colleagues on 3 important, timely health education events. For additional information, contact the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) at 202/408-9804.

      1) Fourth Annual Health Education Advocacy Summit, February 24-26, 2001

      Holiday Inn on the Hill, Washington, DC

      Hotel Deadline: Feb 10, 2001

      Pre-registration Deadline: Feb 14, 2001

      Act Now! Tune-up your advocacy skills and address important health education priorities in the 107th Congress:

      • CDC appropriations for tobacco control, school health, and the preventive health services block grant;
      • Tobacco legislation;
      • Appropriations support for the elimination of health disparities;
      • Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV Safe and Drug Free Schools.

      Summit participants will have first-hand experience to role play, participate in state strategy sessions and intensive topical training sessions, and visit with Congressional representatives. Included are many levels of skill training, from basic to advanced; CHES credits available. Room block only available until February 10th ($119 sgl/double). For more information check out the Summit Web Site http://www.cast.ilstu.edu/hsc/summit2001.htm

      2) Call for Abstracts: SOPHE 52nd Annual Meeting, "2001 Odyssey: Mentoring, Partnering, Leading the Way", October 19-21, 2001, Atlanta, GA

      Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2001

      You are invited to submit a proposal for a paper, concurrent session, pre-conference workshop, or poster at SOPHE’s 52nd Annual Meeting. The meeting will reach back to Greek mythology in exploring the role of mentoring and partnerships in five thematic areas. You are invited to submit abstracts that relate to the following conference objectives:

      • Expand dimensions of health education mentoring – involving students, new professionals, researchers, seasoned practitioners – and the opportunities for leadership development of the future public health education workforce;
      • Explore theoretical foundations and best practices for building partnerships and coalitions to strengthen community capacity and mobilization, including effective policy advocacy strategies;
      • Stimulate science-based dialogue and skill-building for enhanced quantitative and qualitative evaluation of coalitions and partnerships;
      • Explore the role of health educators in developing the public health workforce to address Healthy People 2010 objectives and eliminate health disparities by using distance learning and other emerging technologies; and
      • Expand the international dialogue of best practices in coalition building, community development, and leadership capacities for improved global health.

      Abstracts may be submitted online at: https://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/ABSTRACTS/Abstract.cfm

      Full text of the Call for Abstracts is available at: www.sophe.org

      3) SOPHE 2001 Midyear Scientific Conference – May 3-5, Seattle,

      "Celebrating Diversity in a Climate for Wellness

      ", Renaissance Madison Hotel

      Pre-registration Deadline: April 13, 2001

      More than 50 workshops and plenary/concurrent presentations on eliminating health disparities, policy advocacy, healthy aging, health information in the technology age, and creative partnering. Featured speakers: Raynard Kington, MD, PhD, NIH Office of Behavioral & Social Sciences; Meredith Minkler, DrPH, University of California, Berkeley; Lester Breslow, MD, University of California; Robert Gold, PhD, University of Maryland; Mary Jo Deering, PhD, DHHS; Maxine Hayes, WA Dept of Health; and the Honorable Reps. Michael Honda (CA), Robert Patton (TN), Ted Bennett (VA), and more! Plus Exhibits, Gala Reception, Chatrooms, and traditional Native American salmon bake on Blake Island! See preliminary program: www.sophe.org

       

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