professional issues

Competency focused versus philosophically grounded health promotion practice: Impacts on innovation and addressing inequities

The professionalization of the fields of health education and health promotion has largely coincided with the completion of job task analysis conducted by major organizations in the field (e.g., the National Commission for Health Education …

Improving representation of people with disabilities in health education

Over the past two decades there has been increasing recognition of the importance and merits of increasing representation of historically underrepresented minorities in the health professions. However, people with disabilities are less discussed in …

Interdisciplinary collaborations required: Teaching health educators infectious disease dynamics

Infectious diseases, including zoonotic infectious diseases, are some of the leading causes of the global burden of diseases. Public health education/promotion specialists are specifically trained in methods and theory to deliver risk communication …