Clubgoers and barhoppers in North Carolina, beware: The dude who just asked you to dance or bought you a drink may be an undercover health educator
, sent to your favorite social venue by the state health department to teach you a thing or two about HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
While health education workshops have been used regularly as a pregnancy prevention strategy, in the spring of 2002 OICW's health educator
saw the need to have more time with each individual participant and developed a Health Assessment tool to get more specific information about participants' overall health and behaviors in a one-on-one setting.
Cheryl Thomas Orengo, BS, ICCE, CD (DONA) is a certified childbirth educator, doula and doula trainer, with 25 years experience as a public health educator
and 18 years experience as a childbirth educator.
Can a health educator
truly say that abstinence-only programs represent the "latest in theory, research, and practice," or does the funding available for these programs make them the "latest?
The advice only group received 2-4 minutes of advice from their primary care physician and a referral to an on-site health educator
Robin Flinchum is a freelance journalist and a women's health educator
is the Senior Health Educator
with the Michigan Public Health Institute's Resource Center for Cardiovascular Health and is an American Running Clinic Advisor.
Goal setting plus support from a health educator
was more effective than goal setting alone in promoting prevention-related activities in medical practices in a randomized, controlled trial.
It's what you do, not who you are or what you call yourself, that determines risk," says lesbian health educator
and researcher Liza Rankow, who in March completed three years of federally funded research on lesbian health concerns.
Wisconsin's Department of Corrections chose to hire a full-time public health educator
in August 1993 to design a program to meet the needs of its nearly 6,000 employees throughout the state's 10 major institutions, minimum security camps and field agencies.
Twenty-five years later when the novel ends, she is starting a new life as a health educator
in North Carolina.
Roybal (D-CA), a former health educator
and social worker.