Iowa SOPHE

Iowa City, IA, United States 52242

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October 04, 2019

Webinar - The Gut Microbiome and Human Health: How Do We Promote Gut Health?

The research is getting clearer every day that our current Standard American Diet (SAD) contributes to gut dysbiosis and increases risk for chronic diseases and auto‐immune diseases. Given the exponential growth in the published research on this topic, it is nearly impossible to keep up with the research, especially for health educators and public health professionals. This webinar will provide content and discussion on the
following topics:

*A basic introduction to the overall topic of the gut microbiome
*Review basic findings so far on human health and disease
*Focus on how we can apply this knowledge in public health settings with
non‐clinical populations through emphasizing food and dietary change

Speaker:  Diane Depken, Ed.D (University of Northern Iowa)

Application for CHES (entry level)/MCHES (advanced level) Category 1 continuing education contact hours (CECH) has been made to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).

October 19, 2019

SOPHE 21st Annual Advocacy Summit

The Advocacy Summit (Summit) is a two-and-a-half-day meeting held in Washington, DC. that increases the capacity of health education professionals and students to engage in effective advocacy for a common health education agenda at national, state and local levels. The Summit enables public health leaders to share advocacy training, materials, and resources. Following the Summit, participants are encouraged to continue advocacy efforts in their communities.

March 17, 2020

SOPHE Annual Conference

Join us in Atlanta, Georgia, for SOPHE's annual meeting and conference!

April 07, 2020

The Iowa Governors Conference on Public Health

The Iowa Governors Conference on Public Health will be held April 7th-8th 2020 at Airport Holiday Inn, Des Moines, Iowa

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