GASOPHE is a statewide organization that serves professionals, students, communities and partners. We advance excellence in health education through professional development, practice and advocacy.

GASOPHE is passionate about health education. Board members are dedicated to the field of public health education and work in various settings in Georgia. GASOPHE leads the way in advancing the health education profession through cutting edge education, advocacy for the field and priority health issues in Georgia. GASOPHE believes in local health initiatives that support transformative behavior change through local system change and community-led programs.

About this event

“Bending the Arc Towards Equity in Health Education & Promotion” focuses on multisectoral, health equity work.

“Bending the Arc Towards Equity in Health Education & Promotion” focuses on working across sectors towards health equity through innovation and collaboration. Sessions will include two panel discussions on:

  • Innovations in Community-Based Initiatives for Health Equity
  • Promoting Health Equity in Rural Communities

Confirmed speakers include:

Opening speaker:

Jeffrey E. Hall Ph.D., M.A., M.S.P.H., C.P.H.

Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE)

Chief, Minority Health and Health Equity (MHHE) Activity

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Health Equity Fireside Chat


Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim

Chief Equity Officer & Executive Director

One Atlanta: Mayors Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms | City of Atlanta

Closing speaker:

Deborah Fortune, Ph.D., MCHES

Associate Professor in the Department of Health Education, North Carolina Central University

SOPHE National President

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2020-2024 Strategic Initiatives

  • Expand the reach and impact of health education in Georgia.
  • Promote and support the health education profession statewide.
  • Build health education capacity through workforce development.
  • Maximize operational performance.
  • Improve the health outcomes of all Georgians through advocacy.
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Georgia Society for Public Health Education
P.O. Box 98407
Atlanta, GA 30359