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Society for Public Health Education

63rd Annual MEETING

MINING GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES Health Education Policy, Research & Practice

Early Bird Registration: August 31, 2012

Preliminary Program October 25–27, 2012 The Grand Hyatt San Francisco San Francisco, California


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oin us for the premier health promotion conference—SOPHE’s 63rd Annual Meeting, Mining Golden Opportunities: Health Education Policy, Research & Practice. The meeting focuses on five timely subthemes, 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. In 1848, the promise of gold brought hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world to San Francisco. They traveled difficult terrain and endured treacherous seas with the promise of a brighter tomorrow. Today, you are invited to San Francisco to address contemporary public health challenges and to mine the best of health education policy, research and practice to improve the public’s health. Conference Objectives This 1.5 day conference will enable you to: • Identify current and emerging trends in health education, research, and practice • Apply public health policy approaches to achieve health equity • Explore cutting-edge interventions to improve individual and community health outcomes • Leverage technology to promote healthy behaviors and manage risk factors • Examine the roles of research contributing to enhanced health education practice and vice versa WHO SHOULD ATTEND? All health education specialists, health communicators, behavioral scientists, faculty, and students whose work extends to: • Federal, state, or local health agencies • Voluntary organizations • Community-based agencies • Hospitals and clinics • Elementary and secondary schools • Colleges and universities • Prevention Research Centers

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Tribal organizations Wellness facilities Businesses and corporations Faith-based organizations Consulting firms Community coalitions Other public health & social service settings

What’s in this Conference for You? Opportunities to network, share, and learn with more than 600 colleagues from across the globe who are dedicated to health promotion! Choose from more than 120 oral presentations, workshops, and posters designed to foster the exchange of knowledge and skills of researchers, practitioners, students, and community members. Enjoy the social exchange, visit exhibits, explore job and internship opportunities, dialogue in small group lunch roundtables, and rejuvenate your body and spirit with daily wellness activities. Visit the hospitality table, hosted by Northern California SOPHE, for local suggestions on tours, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. BONUS! CHES/MCHES/CPH fees are included in the registration. No professional conference offers you a better, all-inclusive package! Welcome First-Timers and Students SOPHE extends a special invitation to all first-time attendees, including all new student members and all others looking for a professional home. Attend the Student Pre-Conference Workshop & Mixer on Thursday, October 25, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Don’t miss the Snapshot Orientation on Friday, October 26, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM (with continental breakfast) to learn more about SOPHE membership benefits, meet SOPHE leaders, and explore how SOPHE involvement can advance your professional career.

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21st Century Student Scholarships SOPHE’s Campaign for the 21st Century: Building SOPHE’s Future will provide six scholarships of $500 each to undergraduate or graduate students to attend the meeting. For information on these and other student award opportunities, see 2012 SOPHE Honorary Fellow

Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, MA, MBA

Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Director of Public Health and Health Officer for Los Angeles County, is recognized as SOPHE’s 2012 Honorary Fellow for his visionary leadership and his lifetime of contributions and commitment on the front lines of public health. Dr. Fielding will receive the Honorary Fellow Award immediately preceding his plenary address on Saturday, October 27. THank You to Our Conference Supporters Sage Publications National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Springer Publishing Company Routledge Journals Northern California SOPHE

NEW! Take the CHES or MCHES exam at SOPHE’s 63rd Annual Meeting The certification examinations will be administered on Thursday, October 25, 2012, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Applicants must register for the CHES/MCHES exams through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) Visit for exam eligibility requirements and to apply online

Mining Golden Opportunities / Health education policy, research & practice

Selected Conference Faculty Angela Glover Blackwell, JD

Angela Glover Blackwell is a national leader for social justice and equity, and founder and CEO of PolicyLink. She seeks to strengthen America by creating stronger low-income communities and communities of color. A former senior vice president at the Rockefeller Foundation, she has been featured in major print and broadcast media including Nightline, PBS’s NOW, The Tavis Smiley Show, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle.

Eugenia Eng, DrPH, MPH

Eugenia Eng is Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her community-based participatory research work is internationally recognized for its contributions to public health practice, including community competence as an outcome of communitybased interventions; the lay health advisor intervention model; and the Action-Oriented Community Diagnosis. Dr. Eng has assisted health practitioners and researchers with the design and conduct of community-based assessments, interventions, and evaluations in the US and 18 international countries.

Jonathan Fielding, MD, MPH, MA, MBA

Jonathan Fielding is Director of Public Health and Health Officer for Los Angeles County where he is responsible for the full range of public health activities for ten million county residents. He received his MD, MA, and MPH from Harvard University, and his MBA from the Wharton School of Business Administration. His areas of expertise include the development of clinical preventive services guidelines; prevention economics and financing; and health promotion for children, adults, and families in community, clinical, and occupational settings. He was a founding member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and is Vice-Chair, Community Preventive Services Task Force.

Russell Glasgow, PhD

Russell Glasgow is the recipient of the 2012 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award. Dr. Glasgow is Deputy Director for Implementation Science in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He is responsible for guiding some of NCI’s flagship research dissemination tools such as Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T, the Cancer Trends Progress Report, and State Cancer Profiles. He specializes in the design and evaluation of practical and generalizable behavior change interventions, especially using interactive technologies, for use in health care, worksite, and community settings.

Robert S. Gold, PhD, DrPH

Robert Gold is SOPHE’s 2011-12 President and is Professor of Health Education and founding Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is an accomplished researcher and nationally known expert in the application of computer technology to health education and health promotion. His publications include more than seventy research and evaluation articles, dozens of pieces of software, and several textbooks. During his distinguished career, he has held major leadership roles in the public and private sectors both nationally and internationally.

Meredith Minkler, DrPH, MPH

Meredith Minkler is Professor of Health and Social Behavior at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include community-based participatory research and its impacts on health policy, national studies of health disparities in disability in older Americans, and the health of grandparents raising grandchildren. Dr. Minkler has received numerous awards for her contributions to the field, which include SOPHE Distinguished Fellow Award, Kellogg National Fellow, Distinguished Mentorship Award from the Gerontological Society of America, and Distinguished Career Award from the PHEHP section of APHA.

Kathleen Roe, DrPH, MPH

Kathleen Roe is Professor and Chair of San Jose State University’s Department of Health Science. Dr. Roe has been involved in many community-based education and research projects. She is a founding Associate Editor of the Circle of Research and Practice department of Health Promotion Practice and a founding member of the Academy for Health Equity. She is a PastPresident of SOPHE and is the recipient of numerous awards including SOPHE Distinguished Fellow Award, SOPHE Mentor of the Year Award, Northern California SOPHE Dorothy Nyswander Leadership Award, and Distinguished Career Award of APHA’s PHEHP Section. Planning Committee Members 2012 Annual Meeting Trustee: Kelly Bishop, MA, MCHES, FASHA Jagdish Khubchandani Nelson A. Atehortua Valerie N. King Carol Azar Kathryn S. Meier Adenike Bitto Mary Cheryl B. Nacionales Darigg Brown Mildred Nunoo Sara L. Cole Mary Obeng Jennifer Conner Jessica Ponce Kay A. Deaner Melissa Rehrig Anne Demers Marilyn Rice Byron Dougherty Robert M. Rinck Gary Fromert Abby C. Rosenthal Jennifer Gacutan-Galang Saida A. Sanchez Lisa M. Goodin Rob Simmons Sherry Grover Frank V. Strona, Jr Janette Helm Debra Weiss Eliza Hernandez Chandrani Wijayasinghe Elaine Hicks Amar S. Kanekar


Interactive Skill-Building Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops Maximize your travel and CHES/MCHES/CPH credits by taking advantage of “hot topic” workshops (additional fees apply).

Thursday, October 25

Pre-Conference Workshop I: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Part 1); 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Part 2) Strategies for Working with Local Community Coalitions: A Framework for Local Health Departments and Community Action Learn about the five distinct phases of the Framework Model and what role the health department and health education staff can have in each phase while community partners engage in policy, systems, and environmental change strategies. Participants will receive an introduction to the Framework’s survey tools, engage in discussion, and practice a number of the strategy activities. Participants will role play and practice messaging in the different roles that will conclude in a mock city council hearing. Presenters: Rachel Tyree, MPH, LA County Department of Public Health; Linda Aragon, MPH, LA County Department of Public Health; Christine Li, MHS, LA County Department of Public Health Pre-Conference Workshop II: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Schools and Communities as Essential Partners in Promoting the Achievement and Health of Students: Turning Dreams into Action Explore strategies to develop and maintain effective partnerships between schools and communities, identify strategies to share expertise, and cooperatively plan with the goals of improving the health of students and communities and increasing academic achievement. The workshop will address: Why communities are important to student health and achievement; Why schools are important in community health initiatives; How to position public health and education for synergy and impact; and How to use tools to improve the skills of school personnel and community members in impacting student health. Presenters: Diane Allensworth, PhD, Kent State University; Kathleen Allison, PhD, MPH, MCHES, Lock Haven University; Barbara Lorraine Michiels Hernandez, MEd, PhD, MCHES, Lamar University; Beth Stevenson, MPH, CDC; Debra Weiss, EdD, MA, CHES, City University of New York Pre-Conference Workshop III: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Latino Health Literacy Research and Practice This workshop will examine the issues affecting the health literacy of Latinos by: Presenting an overview of health literacy issues related to this population; Discussing current approaches addressing low health literacy; Identifying the health literacy research and practice needs of Latino communities; and Proposing sensitive practices for addressing the health literacy needs of Latinos. The workshop will include problem-based learning approaches, small group discussions, and practical information. Presenters: Francisco Soto Mas, MD, PhD, University of New Mexico; Holly Jacobson, PhD, University of New Mexico Pre-Conference Workshop IV: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Public Service Announcements: Filmed, Edited & Produced by YOU Learn how to film, edit, produce, and upload your own public service announcements to YouTube to share with your community and the world. A case study will demonstrate images that were filmed using a non-professional digital camera. Participants will be able to film, edit, and produce public service announcements on their own. Presenter: Susana Leong, EdD, Columbia University

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Pre-Conference Workshop V: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Student Workshop & Mixer Network with experts in the field who will provide insights about working in different health education sectors, terminology employees are looking for in resume reviews, and overall expectations and skills needed to succeed in various settings. Pre-Conference Workshop VI: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Evaluation In the most effective health promotion programs, evaluation runs parallel to the other phases, starting at the very beginning of the process when a program is being planned and continuing in tandem as the program is implemented and sustained providing continual feedback to program staff, stakeholders, and participants. This workshop will cover how to assess whether a health promotion program is achieving the desired results by systematically collecting information in order to answer evaluation questions and guide program decisions. Presenters: Daniel Perales, DrPH, MPH, San Jose State University; Edward Mamary, DrPH, MS, San Jose State University Pre-Conference Workshop VII: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM PRevention Impacts Simulation Model (PRISM) PRISM is an exciting new model, developed with CDC and NIH support, to assist health policy planners to understand the comparative longitudinal impacts of different environmental interventions. The tool simulates chronic disease dynamics from 1990-2040, focusing on 34 different interventions and their impacts on cardiovascular disease and other chronic disease-related consequences. This workshop will introduce PRISM and provide opportunities for participants to discuss decision-making strategies in their community intervention work. Presenter: Diane Orenstein, PhD, CDC Pre-Conference Workshop VIII: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM SABPAC: Quality Assurance for Undergraduate Community Health Education Programs This interactive workshop will describe the role of the SOPHE/ AAHE Baccalaureate Approval Committee (SABPAC) in assuring the quality of professional preparation programs in community health education, including the committee’s purpose, composition, organization, and accountability. Find out how you can prepare your institution for SABPAC review and/or how to join a SABPAC site review team and earn CHES/MCHES credits. SABPAC Manual included in workshop fee. Presenters: Ellen Capwell, PhD, CHES, Otterbein College; Carolyn Cox, PhD, CHES, Truman State University

Saturday, October 27

FREE! Post-Conference Workshop 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM NCHEC Item Writing: Acquire Skills to Enhance Research, Evaluation, and the Health Education Profession Enhance your knowledge and skills on test item development, construction, and evaluation. Learn guidelines for writing exam questions and what constitutes a “good” question. The workshop introduces how to write questions for both the CHES and MCHES examinations and the process by which test items are validated and placed into the appropriate Responsibility and Competency used for the exam. Presenters: Jim McKenzie, PhD, MCHES, Pennsylvania State University; Jacquie Rainey, DrPH, MCHES, University of Central Arkansas; Melissa Rehrig, MPH, MCHES, NCHEC; Dianne Kerr, PhD, MCHES, Kent State University; David Brown, PhD, MCHES, Jackson State University

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PROGRAM IN BRIEF Thursday, October 25

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM 11:30 AM – 6:00 PM 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM 7:30 PM

Registration/CE Desk Open House of Delegates Meeting Board of Trustees Meeting Pre-Conference Workshop I: Local Policy Development Pre-Conference Workshop II: Schools & Communities as Essential Partners Pre-Conference Workshop III: Latino Health Literacy Research and Practice Pre-Conference Workshop IV: Public Service Announcements CHES & MCHES Examinations: visit Exhibit and Poster Set up Pre-Conference Workshop V: Student Workshop & Mixer Pre-Conference Workshop VI: Evaluation Pre-Conference Workshop VII: PRISM Pre-Conference Workshop VIII: SABPAC National SOPHE Leadership Orientation House of Delegates Dinner

Friday, October 26

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Registration/CE Desk Open SOPHE Snapshot & Meeting Mentoring Program Exhibits/Posters/Job Bank Open CHES Lounge & Clinic Open: All Welcome Welcome & Opening Remarks M. Elaine Auld, MPH, MCHES, SOPHE Chief Executive Officer Kelly Bishop, MA, MCHES, FASHA, CDC, 2012 Annual Meeting Trustee 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Plenary I: SOPHE 2012 Presidential Address TECH The Days Are Long and The Years Are Short: A Year in The Shoes of a SOPHE President Robert S. Gold, DrPH, PhD, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park 9:15 AM –10:00 AM Keynote Address POL Angela Glover Blackwell, JD, PolicyLink 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Concurrent Sessions A SEA A1 Reducing Disparities among Priority Populations RES A2 Impacting Global Populations through the Fulbright Scholars Program FUT A3 Engaging the Learner in Health Promotion Programs TECH A4 Utilizing Online Approaches to Impact Public Health POL A5 Improving Health Equity through Policy Change 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM Box Lunch Pick Up 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Communities of Practice Roundtables 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Poster Promenade 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM SOPHE-AAHE Town Hall Meeting 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONs B SEA B1 Improving Health on College Campuses RES B2 Employing Community-based Participatory Research FUT B3 Establishing Our Role in the Health Care System TECH B4 Capitalizing on Social Media POL B5 Advocating for Women’s Sexual Health 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONs C SEA C1 Impacting the Health of LGBT Populations RES C2 Communicating with Photovoice FUT C3 Advancing Our Profession through Accreditation & Certification TECH C4 Using Technology to Reach Priority Populations POL C5 Preparing for Effective Policy Advocacy Campaigns

4:45 PM – 6:15 PM

Plenary II: CBPR Today & Tomorrow: Power, Participation & Practice RES Eugenia Eng, DrPH, MPH, University of North Carolina; Meredith Minkler, DrPH, MPH, University of California at Berkeley; Kathleen Roe, DrPH, MPH, San Jose State University 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Opening Social with Exhibitors & Posters with Authors

Saturday, October 27

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM

Registration/CE Desk Open Continental Breakfast Early Riser Sessions Early Riser I SOPHE Chapter Development Session: The Foundation for Building & Sustaining a Great Leadership Board FUT Early Riser II Preparing for and Responding to Emergencies TECH Early Riser III Using Interactive Technology to Enhance Practice 7:15 AM – 2:30 PM Exhibits/Posters/Job Bank Open 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Concurrent Sessions D D1 Perspectives in Health Education SEA D2 Reducing Obesity in Children & Families RES D3 Expanding the Capacity for School Health Education FUT D4 Training the Public Health Workforce POL D5 Improving the Outcome of Policy Advocacy Efforts 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Plenary III: Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award Presentation & Lecture RES Russell Glasgow, PhD, National Cancer Institute 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Plenary IV : SOPHE 2012 Honorary Fellow Presentation & Lecture FUT Jonathan Fielding, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM Box Lunch Pick Up 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM SOPHE All Member Business Meeting & Luncheon 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Plenary V: TBD 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Concluding Remarks Kelli McCormack Brown, PhD, CHES, 2012–2014 SOPHE President 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Posters/Exhibits Tear Down 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Health Promotion Practice Editorial Board Meeting 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM Post-Conference Workshop: NCHEC Item Writing Workshop: Acquire Skills to Enhance Research, Evaluation, and the Health Education Profession 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM SABPAC Meeting 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM SOPHE 2012 – 2014 Executive Board Meeting 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM SOPHE Awards Ceremony Gala de Young Fine Arts Museum (optional; reserve your tickets) 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM Awards Ceremony Afterglow

Sunday, October 28

8:30 AM – 11:00 AM Past Presidents Breakfast Meeting

Monday, October 29

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Health Education & Behavior Editorial Board Meeting


Social Ecological Approach Research Future Practice Communications & Technology Policy


MEETING HIGHLIGHTS Awards Ceremony at de Young Fine Arts Museum

Join colleagues in honoring SOPHE’s 2012 award winners on Saturday, October 27, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM at the acclaimed de Young Fine Arts Museum in Golden Gate Park. First built in 1894 for the California Midwinter International Exhibition and modernized in the late 1990s, the museum is the fourth-most-visited art museum in North America, and the 16th-most visited in the world. Purchase your ticket for the awards ceremony with your meeting registration, and for an additional price, a discounted ticket to tour the museum masterpieces before the hors d’oeuvres reception. A limited number of tickets will be available onsite; transportation on your own via cab or bus.

Continuing Education

An application has been submitted for Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) to award Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) up to 23.25 credits. SOPHE, including its chapters, is a designated multiple-event provider of CECHs by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This event sponsored by SOPHE will also include CPH credits. SOPHE is an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Administrative fees for continuing education are included in the conference registration fees.

SOPHE Communities of Practice Networking Roundtables

SOPHE Communities of Practice (CoP) roundtables on Friday, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM will provide opportunities to connect with individuals with similar interests. Topics include: Children/Adolescent Health; Medical Care/Patient Education; Health Communications/ Social Marketing; Health Disparities; Healthy Aging; Emergency Preparedness; Environmental Health; Worksite Health; Anthropology; Tobacco; Faculty; Students/New Professionals; and International/ Cross-Cultural Health.

Poster Gallery & Poster Promenade

View more than 40 posters on display during the conference and interact with authors at the Gala Opening Social on Friday evening, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Also on Friday, enjoy your lunch while participating in our Poster Promenade, a guided tour and discussion of select topics.

Exhibits & Publications Mart

Peruse information, publications, tools, and the latest technological innovations from an array of organizations and companies on Friday and Saturday. Opportunities for supporting the conference and exhibiting are available by contacting Allison McElvaine ( or Celena NuQuay ( Don’t miss this opportunity to reach some 600 decision makers and thought leaders in disease prevention and health promotion!

CHES Lounge & Clinic

Would you like to know more about the CHES/MCHES credential and if you are eligible? Do you have questions about your current CHES credential? Are you thinking about becoming MCHES? Are you an employer that seeks to hire a CHES/MCHES? NCHEC staff and board members will be available to answer your questions on Friday, October 26, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. All are welcome.

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Meeting Mentor Program

The meeting mentor program is a great way for students, community members, new professionals, and seasoned SOPHE members to learn from each other and expand their professional networks. This program joins mentors and protégés over the 1.5 day conference for dialogue, career advice, questions about the profession, and connections. Sign up on the registration form. For more information, contact the National SOPHE office at 202–408–9804.

Twitter Alert!

Enhance your exchange with other attendees! Follow@SOPHEtweets and use #SOPHE2012 to join the conversation! (Note – participants are responsible for any individual fees that may apply.)

Job Bank

The SOPHE Job Bank is a valuable connection for tools, resources, internships, and employment opportunities in health education and health promotion. Job postings and resumes of candidates are displayed free of charge. To post a job or your resume, fax or email your information to the SOPHE office (202–408–9815) no later than Monday, October 15, 2012, attention SOPHE Job Bank (

Wellness Challenge

SOPHE is committed to providing healthy foods and encouraging healthy behaviors addressing the mind, body, and spirit connections. Take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary fitness center. Engage in 30 minutes or more of exercise daily to be eligible for a raffle with prizes.

Housing Referral Service

Registrants who would like to share hotel accommodations may contact the National SOPHE office at Please provide your arrival/departure dates.


The Grand Hyatt San Francisco is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Please let us know if you have any special needs ( by October 1, 2012.

On-Demand Webcasts via SOPHE’s CORE SOPHE’s new Center for Online Resources & Education (CORE) hosts recordings of conference plenary lectures and select concurrent sessions. If you can’t travel to San Francisco, or if you are interested in additional eLearning professional development opportunities and continuing education credits, visit CORE at www.sophe. org. CORE features archived webinars, past meeting webcasts, journal self-study, fact sheets, tool kits, and SOPHE’s first online course, Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice.

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Mining Golden Opportunities: Health Education Policy, Research & Practice October 25–27, 2012 | Grand Hyatt San Francisco Hotel at 345 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California Early-Bird Registration deadline: August 31, 2012 | Pre-Registration deadline: September 21, 2012

REGISTRATION FORM: SOPHE 63rd Annual MEETING Please print Information with an (*) will appear on conference badges; all other information will appear in participants’ roster. Name*_____________________________________________________ Degree/Certification_______________________________________ Title/Position ______________________________________ Organization/Company* ____________________________________________ Address____________________________________________________________________City*____________________________________ State*__________________________Zip Code __________________Country ___________________________________________________ E-mail__________________________________________________Phone ___________________________ Fax________________________ Continuing Education Are you CHES/MCHES? ❑ CHES ❑ MCHES ❑ CPH Do you plan to seek continuing education credits for attending this conference? ❑ Yes ❑ No Conference Registration Fees

Early-Bird Pre Onsite Rec’d by 8/31 Rec’d by 9/21 After 9/21 $375/400 $400/415 $450/455 _________ $300 $330 $345 _________ Student or Emeritus Member $250 $275 $290 _________ Non-Member, Professional $555 $575 $610 _________ Non-Member, Student $285 $310 $350 _________ Registration Fee Total $ Membership Fees NEW Member joining SOPHE (professionals joining for the first time) $120 _________ Student Member (must be full-time student with 9 hours or more & attach faculty letter attesting to full-time status) $75 _________ Emeritus Member $105 _________ Transitional/New Professional (current student members who have graduated in the last 12 months) $100 _________ Renewing SOPHE Membership $165 _________ Membership Fee Total $ Optional Pre-Conference & Post-Conference Workshops 10/25, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Part 1); 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Part 2): Workshop I: Local Policy Development $90 _________ 10/25, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Workshop II: Schools and Communities as Essential Partners $65 _________ 10/25, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Workshop III: Latino Health Literacy Research and Practice $65 _________ 10/25, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Workshop IV: Public Service Announcements $65 _________ 10/25, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Workshop V: Student Workshop & Mixer $15 _________ 10/25, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Workshop VI: Evaluation $50 _________ 10/25, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Workshop VII: PRISM $50 _________ 10/25, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Workshop VIII: SABPAC (includes manual) $50 _________ 10/27, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM Workshop IX: NCHEC Item Writing (free; registration required; check box) ❑ Workshop Fee Total $ Optional Event Saturday, October 27, Awards Ceremony, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM $50 per person x ____ # persons = $ Saturday, October 27, Discounted Ticket to de Young Museum Gallery (gallery closes at 5:15 PM; must exit and re-enter at 6:30 PM for awards ceremony) $8 per person x ____ # persons = $ (Includes 2 box lunches; 1 continental breakfast; breaks; social; materials; CE fees) SOPHE National/Chapter Member (must indicate Chapter):________________ Transitional Member (Available to current SOPHE members who hold transitional status)

Membership Opportunities ❑ Indicate if First-Time Meeting Attendee Indicate if you would like to participate in the Conference Mentoring program: ❑ Mentor ❑ Protégé Accessibility ❑ Check here is you require assistance to participate fully in the meeting and attach written descriptions of requirments. Dietary Requirements ❑ Check here if you require vegetarian meals. ❑ Check here if you require gluten-free meals. Payment Total remitted $ Credit card payment & authorization: ❑ VISA ❑ MasterCard ❑ Discover Credit Card Number: Expiration Date: Cardholder’s name (print): Cardholder’s signature: Purchaser’s name, if different from cardholder: Photo Release Acknowledgement Photos are used in promotional publications and online to educate the public about the Society for Public Health Education and the work of its members. Photos may be transmitted to news media outlets for distribution. Photos may also be displayed on web sites maintained by SOPHE. Photos may be kept in a stock photo file housed in the SOPHE offices in Washington, DC. We always strive to present individuals in a complimentary, culturally-sensitive and appropriate manner. By registering for the conference, I understand that I give SOPHE permission to use (display, publish, etc.) any photograph(s) made of me at this conference for all purposes, including advertising and publicity in print and electronic environments. To opt out of the photo release, attendees must check in at the onsite registration desk when they arrive at the conference.

Registration Procedure & Cancellation Policy Registrations should be completed online at Others may send a completed registration form to SOPHE 2012 Annual Meeting, 10 G St NE, Suite 605, Washington, DC 20002; Fax (202) 408-9815. Cancellations: Refund request must be received in writing. All cancellations will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee and will be refunded after the conference. No refunds will be given for any reason after October 12, 2012. Substitutions are allowed at any time provided that they are the same membership status and submitted in writing to the National SOPHE office.


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Conference Location Conference Hotel

All conference sessions will be held at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco. Book your hotel reservation early (before October 8, 2012) to get the discounted rate of $219/night (single or double occupancy) plus tax by visiting Or call 888–421–1442 and ask for Group Rate: SOPHE Annual Conference. Check-in is 3:00 PM; check out is by noon. The hotel is conveniently located in downtown San Francisco’s Union Square. Enjoy unequalled access to world-class shopping, attractions, museums, theaters, and the famous landmarks of this vibrant city, including Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, and AT&T Ballpark. Grand Hyatt San Francisco 345 Stockton Street San Francisco, CA 94108 USA 415–398–1234

Transit Information

From San Francisco International Airport to the Grand Hyatt San Francisco BART: Take the Skytrain to the BART Station. Any northbound train will stop at Powell Station, four blocks south of our hotel in downtown San Francisco, CA. BART runs every 15 to 20 minutes. Cost: $8.10 Super Shuttle or Airport Express: No reservations are required. Go to the Departures Level and look for the area marked “shuttle zone”. Look for blue Super Shuttle vans or white Airport Express vans Cost: $17 Taxi: Located outside the terminal on the Departures Level. Cost: $40 -$45

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Hotel Parking

Valet parking is $55.86 per night, inclusive of tax. Non-guests are subject to a 14% tax. Public parking garages may offer lower rates.

San Francisco

San Francisco is a city rich with history and diversity. It offers unique events and world-class dining. The attraction of San Francisco is not any one thing, but the combination of many. San Francisco offers visitors wonderful landmarks and historical sights, renowned museums and cultural experiences, great shopping, and excellent dining opportunities. For more information, see

San Francisco Must-See Icons & Landmarks

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Alcatraz Bay Bridge Cable Cars Coit Tower Ferry Building

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Golden Gate Bridge Haight-Ashbury The Painted Ladies Palace of Fine Arts

Mining Golden Opportunities / Health education policy, research & practice

SOPHE 63rd Annual Meeting Program  

For the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)'s 63rd Annual Meeting taking place in San Francisco, we approached the program imagery w...

SOPHE 63rd Annual Meeting Program  

For the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)'s 63rd Annual Meeting taking place in San Francisco, we approached the program imagery w...