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Pacific Northwest (PNW) SOPHE is a chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). We are a dynamic group of professionals and students dedicated to the promotion of health education in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the Province of British Columbia. Join us on LinkedInLinkedIn and FacebookFacebook!

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SOPHE Advocacy Summit is coming up! Save the Date – October 21-23rd in DC!

Learn more about the summit here: http://www.sophe.org/advocacy/advocacy-summit/


Save the date – June 8th!

Come join PNW SOPHE for a Social Event! We will be reuniting with fellow PNW colleagues and friends and discussing health education and public health issues.

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Even more interesting, we will be discussing a documentary hosted by Seattle Times – Under Our Skin:

Check out the documentary here

Featured Member Profile

Ghazal Meratnia

Ghazal Meratnia is a Master of Public Health student at Eastern Washington University. She received her B.S. in Biology/Premed and minor in Africana Study and Chemistry at Eastern Washington University in 2012. She is currently working as a Farsi Interpreter/Translator, is the financial assistant at ASAP Translation Services, and is an intern at Washington State University College of Nursing in Spokane. She is also promoting health and preventing diabetes in her community by providing less fortunate population nutrition class every Friday at Women&Children’s Free Restaurant. Ghazal is a certified Community Health Worker and is aiming to be a pediatrician.