2012 Annual Meeting

SOPHE 2010 Annual Meeting 

Mining Golden Opportunities: Health Education Policy, Research, and Practice | October 25-27, 2012 | Grand Hyatt San Francisco | San Francisco, CA

SOPHE's 63rd Annual Meeting shared research findings, program impact, policy changes, perspectives, and expertise with the health education and health promotion community. Attendees at this conference gathered together to network, socialize, and explore five sub-themes, including social ecological approaches to improve individual and community health, the role of research in establishing best practices, innovations in health communications & technology, the future of health education and health promotion practice, and policy to achieve health equity.  To view the press release, click here.

PowerPoint presentations from those speakers who made them available and webcasts from selected meeting sessions will soon be posted on SOPHE's new Center for Online Resources and Education (CORE), allowing you to revisit inspiring content or view missed presentations (see www.sophe.org/education.cfm). 

  2012 Annual Meeting Conference Materials:
  Final Conference Program
 SOPHE 2012 Midyear Meeting Evaluations:
Overall Evaluation - For All Attendees!

Concurrent Session Evaluations - For attendees NOT seeking CHES/MCHES credit
  Exhibitor List
  SOPHE's 21st Century Campaign
  What is a Health Education Specialist
  SOPHE Online Store
  2012 Volunteer Form 

Please join SOPHE in thanking our generous conference supporters. Click here for more information on SOPHE supporters.










Hotel Information:
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

2012 Annual Meeting Objectives:

  • Identify current and emerging trends in health education, research, and practice (Subtheme: Preparing for the Rush:  The Future of Health Education and Health Promotion Practice)
  • Apply public health policy approaches to achieve health equity (Subtheme: Spreading the Wealth:  Policy to Achieve Health Equity)
  • Explore population-level strategies to improve individual and community health outcomes (Subtheme: A New Frontier: Social Ecological Approaches to Improve Individual and Community Health)
  • Leverage technology to promote healthy behaviors and manage risk factors (Subtheme: The Mother Lode: Innovations in Health Communication and Technology)
  • Examine the roles of research leading practice and practice leading research (Subtheme: Panning for Evidence: The Role of Research in Establishing Best Practices)