Mark your calendar & join us March 22-25, 2022 in St. Louis

SOPHE is taking the 2022 annual conference on the road to St. Louis. There is lots to see and do in St. Louis. Reserve the week and plan to join us!

Look who attends SOPHE’s Annual Conference

• Public health education specialists
• Faculty
• Health education & promotion professionals
• School health educators & coordinators
• Behavioral & social scientists
• Community health workers
• Patient educators
• Health education & promotion students
• Tribes & Tribal Organizations
• Public health practitioners
• Mental health professionals
• Chronic disease directors
• Dental hygienists  & community oral health
• Coordinators
• Community‐based organizations & staff
• Epidemiologists
• Allied health professionals
• Social marketers
• Informatics professionals
• Health communication professionals
• Health researchers
• Pharmacists
• Dietitians & nutritionists
• Health & social policy experts
• Social workers
• Health administrators
• Clinicians, physicians, nurses, physician assistants
•  Nurse practitioners
• Ethicists
• Students
• Physical education educators & physiology
• Insurance groups
• Policymakers
• Rural public health professionals

What can I expect?

  • Opening remarks and presidential address from our SOPHE President, Dr. Deborah Fortune.
  • Plenaries in a fireside chat format to set the stage for a discussion across topics about structural racism, health equity, and school health.
  • Engaging sessions using breakouts to energize and motivate us to work together and learn from each other.
  • Unique sessions, such as World Café, PechaKucha, Rock Your Flock, micro-learning, Ignite, skill-building, and game show styles.
  • Recognition during the awards ceremony of the leaders and contributors to the health education field.
  • Networking, mentoring, and engaging opportunities for students to meet and leaders in the health education field.
  • Poster presentations on cutting-edge research, emerging issues, and innovative programs.
  • Connect and network with Communities of Practice and various other opportunities.
  • Choose to participate in-person or virtually.
  • Earn CHES/MCHES continuing education hours.