GASOPHE has new projects and programs this year!

At GASOPHE events, we want you to feel welcome and a part of a community.  That is why we focus on mentorship for every event that we host.  We are inspired by our national organization (SOPHE) to advance the field through recognition of those who forged the way and those who will make an impact in the future.


GASOPHE and Georgians For A Healthy Future, Advocacy Training

What: Join other public health professionals, medical and community members to learn how to communicate with your local, state and national elected officials. Engage in a discussion on the impact of upcoming political issues and legislation.

Where: Kirkwood Library, 11 Kirkwood Rd., NE, Atlanta, GA 30317

When: Saturday, September 21st, 4pm

Interested in participating? Contact: Alyssa Green, Outreach and Educaiton Manager:

Student Mentorship Program

GASOPHE plans to launch a student mentorship initiative that will match undergraduate students with graduate students at various colleges and universities in GA.  The program will be launched in the summer of 2016. If you are a member of GASOPHE and are interested in becoming a MENTEE, complete the short mentee application here:

Professional Mentorship Program

GASOPHE plans to launch a professional mentorship initiative that will match undergraduate, graduate, or new professionals with more experiences professionals in the field of health education. If you are a member of GASOPHE and are interested in becoming a MENTOR, complete the short mentor application here:

College and University Events

GASOPHE is actively recruiting colleges and universities in Georgia to host student membership and training events.  If you are interested, please contact us at


Fall Summit

In October 2015, GASOPHE hosted a one day workshop in Atlanta that provided continuing education for both CHES and MCHES.  Mentorship programs were highlighted and cutting edge information from the field was also shared. Stay tuned for details on the 2017 Summit.

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GASOPHE is actively seeking new funding opportunities. In 2015, we completed our work with Jenkins County Diabetes Prevention. It was a 5 year CDC-funded project that increased knowledge and awareness about diabetes and worked to build capacity in a rural area.

GASOPHE serves on boards all throughout the state to promote health among Georgians. We prioritize our issues and areas of concern each year and partner with organizations to impact policy and programs throughout the state. Some local issues we have participated in include:

Tobacco prevention and control
Cover GA- health insurance
Diabetes prevention
Cancer prevention
HIV /AIDS/Sexual health
School health
Obesity prevention
Worksite wellness
Mental health and wellness