Igniting Change & Innovation: The IMPACT of Health Education
Health education specialists make a collective impact as a group of professionals who work every day in the health education and health promotion field. They touch lives in communities, organizations, businesses, health departments, health centers, agencies, on university campuses, and in other workplace settings.
SOPHE invites its members, partners, stakeholders, and those who share our vision of a healthy world to share what you do to positively impact health.
- Use the hashtag, #myimpact, and share your impact via – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org your impact statement and photo to post.
#myimpact educating college students on public health administration and leading region-wide initiatives on tobacco cessation and alcohol screening. Emma
#myimpact improving the health of communities across North Carolina by building capacity for health evaluation – Emma
#myimpact make a difference in the world of public health – Miranda
#myimpact empowering youth in the field of health education awareness – Cynthia
#myimpact ignite the dream, be the change, create teachers . . . empowering youth, creating the future – Thailaya
#myimpact increase access to HIV programming & gender equality in Zambia – Mark
#myimpact putting together health education programming – Deanie
#myimpact health ed for teachers of health ed & coordinate health promotion in schools – Susan
#myimpact educating the community on chronic disease prevention – Brittny
#myimpact manage grant funds for population-based researchers at a university – Sharon
#myimpact improving the lives of Native Americans/Alaskan Natives through health education – Anna
#myimpact overcoming my health issues to share & teach through health – Kenneth
#myimpact creating healthy communities through policy changes in tobacco and alcohol policies – Daniella
Angela Mickalide, Ph.D., MCHES; 2018-2018 SOPHE President
#myimpact helping others increase their knowledge and develop positive attitudes towards health and wellness – Lindsey
#myimpact meeting people where they are – Sarah
#myimpact training the next generation – Julia
#myimpact making sure health education and promotion is not forgotten – Antoinette
#myimpact supporting the health education leaders of the future – Sandy
#myimpact helping others learn and understand how to live a healthier life – Lisa
#myimpact empowering youth to optimize their public health experience – Nnedi
Knowing that too little information and support is available to parents of autistic children, Tonya started a faith-based initiative in April 2017 that partners with churches to promote autism awareness and reduce the late-stage diagnosis rates of autism among African-American children.