Washington, DC – July 7, 2022 – The Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) is honored to be recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as Healthy People 2030 Champion.
As a Healthy People 2030 Champion, SOPHE has demonstrated a commitment to helping achieve the Healthy People 2030’s vision of a society in which all people can achieve their full potential for health and well-being across their lifespan.
ODPHP recognizes SOPHE, along with other Healthy People 2030 Champions, as part of a growing network of organizational partners to improve health and well-being at the local, state, and tribal level.
“We are honored to join other organizations as a Healthy People 2030 Champion and to support ODPHP’s mission,” says Amy Thompson, PhD, CHES®, SOPHE President. “Many of the Healthy People 2030 objectives have been focus areas for SOPHE for several years. We look forward to continuing to make advancements in these areas.”
“ODPHP is thrilled to recognize SOPHE for its work to support the Healthy People 2030 vision,” says Real Admiral (L) Paul Reed, MD, ODPHP Director. “Only by collaborating with partners nationwide can we achieve Healthy People 2030’s overarching goals and objectives.”
Healthy People 2030 is the fifth iteration of the Healthy People initiative, which sets 10-year national objectives to improve health and well-being nationwide.
Healthy People 2030 Champions are public and private organizations that are working to help achieve Healthy People objectives. They receive official support and recognition from ODPHP.
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Healthy People 2030 Champion is a service mark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Used with permission. Participation by SOPHE does not imply endorsement by HHS/ODPHP.
About the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) ODPHP plays a vital role in keeping the nation healthy through Healthy People 2030, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, and other programs, services, and education activities. ODPHP is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To learn more about ODPHP, visit health.gov or follow @HealthGov on Twitter.