September 19, 2019

This weekly podcast connects listeners to public health topics, issues, and colleagues throughout our region and the country, highlighting that we all share in public health. The first few episodes explore mental health through the lens of schools, public safety, and b...

On July 9, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will hear oral argument in Texas v. U.S., the next round of litigation challenging the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The appeals court is reviewing a federal trial court’s decision that the ACA’s minimum essen...

May 31, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) applauds the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 (HEAA). Introduced today by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep. Barbara J. Lee (D-CA13), the bill has the support of the Co...

July 29, 2017

Vote on ‘skinny repeal’ bill a victory for American public & public health advocates

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States Senate voted against the latest iteration of health care reform legislation, the Health Care Freedom Act. This “skinny repeal,” which pr...

June 24, 2017

Repeals Prevention and Public Health Fund almost immediately; Would increase threats to health, safety and security

Today’s Senate plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system is an ill-conceived, short-sighted attempt that turns the clock back on public health prevention...

June 24, 2017

  • Advocate for prevention and public health provisions in congressional legislation and appropriation

  • Seek opportunities for third-party reimbursement for professionally trained health educators

    • Promote the health education profession as a critical compo...

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