SOPHE (Society for Public Health Education) Midwest covers the region of Kansas and Missouri and is a recognized Chapter of SOPHE National.
Our missions align; Supporting leaders in health education and promotion to advance healthy and equitable communities across the globe.
WHO WE ARE
SOPHE Midwest became an official Chapter in October 2017. Health educators, health promoters, public health professionals, university students, and community members from Kansas & Missouri contribute their passion and energy to focus on influencing healthy behaviors, communities, and environments.
VOLUNTEERISM AND LEADERSHIP
Today's challenges require us all to embrace our inner leaders. Join SOPHE Midwest for engaging opportunities to practice leadership, from serving on a committee to leading the Chapter on the Executive Committee. Are you a creative person with big ideas, or a detail task-driven organizer who gets things done?
We want to hear from you!
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
SOPHE Midwest strives to stay up-to-date on the competencies and capacities necessary for today's public health challenges. From leading researchers to on-the-ground health practitioners, we offer exciting and thought-provoking sessions to expand your knowledge, build skills, and become agents of Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) change for equitable health outcomes.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) continuing education credits are FREE with membership!
PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION
Join SOPHE Midwest and become connected with like-minded professionals and students who want to make a difference. Come together for professional development opportunities and connect with others who share your energy for creating equitable health outcomes.