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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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The CDC released a directory of NIOSH agriculture, forestry, and fishery resources. If you or someone you know works with people in these fields, check out their web page for more information and research that may provide useful.

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Call for Abstracts!
National SOPHE Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC in March 2016 is now accepting abstracts. Apply here


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jewlsJewelz Crandall

Jewelz is Dena’ina Athabaskan, born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska.  She moved to Portland, Oregon and received her BS in Community Health with a focus in Education.   After she graduated she moved back to Anchorage and started working with the Alaska Native community as an advocate for families in the school.  Currently she is working at Southcentral Foundation’s RAISE Program providing Alaska Native youth workforce, health and life skills.  She is just about to graduate from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Masters of Public Health degree.  Her public health interests are in health promotion/education and intervention.  When she is not at work, she enjoys gardening, being outside in the land of the midnight sun and participating in cultural activities.