Late Breaking Oral Session: Late Breaking 70 Years of Experience – How Should SOPHE Meet the Challenges of the Future?

March 23, 2020 - 12:00pm ET

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Moderator: Julia Mary Alber, PhD, MPH

Introduction of Session
Julia Mary Alber, PhD, MPH

Contributions of SOPHE
Jean Breny, PhD, MPH

Future Challenges Facing Health Education Professionals
Michael Eriksen, ScD

Panel Questions
Michelle L. Carvalho, MPH, MCHES
Cynthia Karlsson, MPH, CHES
Ashley E Kennedy Mitchell, DrPH, MSPH 
Carlos E. Rodriquez-Diaz, PhD, MPHE, MCHES

Concluding Remarks
Julia Mary Alber, PhD, MPH

Julia Mary Alber, PhD, MPH (Moderator)

Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University

I have been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national conference on health communication research involving young adults.

Jean Breny, PhD, MPH

Michael Eriksen, ScD

Michelle L. Carvalho, MPH, MCHES®

Michelle Carvalho, MPH, MCHES serves as Program Manager of the Region IV Public Health Training Center and a PHRASES Fellow of the de Beaumont Foundation and Aspen Institute. She serves as one of the key liaisons with health departments in the eight southeastern states of HHS Region IV to advance workforce development of current and future public health professionals. She helps to strengthen partnerships, manage student placements with mentors, coordinate a leadership institute, and mobilize communitites in the southeast through workforce development including in-person workshops and various distance modalities. Many of the initiatives she facilitates incorporate cross-sector partnership, coalition-building, and inter-professional training in which finding common language and mission is critical

Cynthia Karlsson, MPH, CHES®

Cynthia Karlsson has nearly twenty years of public health and health education experience. She holds a Master of Public Health and a Master of Exercise Science and Health Promotion. Cynthia works for a large public health agency and is leading the agency’s eLearning development team tasked with the development of the evidence-based/evidence-informed public health practice workforce training modules.

Ashley E. Kennedy Mitchell, DrPH, MSPH

Carlos E. Rodríguez-Díaz, PhD, MPHE, MCHES®

John Allegrante

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