Health Education & Promotion Section


The OPHA Health Education & Promotion Section provides statewide leadership regarding public health education, health promotion, theory and program development, risk communication, public health evaluation through advocacy, continuing education, and provision of networking opportunities to members.


To recruit and involve a large and diverse group of professionals, representative of Oregon's populations working in health promotion and education.

To provide networking opportunities for persons whose professional interest and training include, but are not limited to, the disciplines of health education, health communication, health promotion, social marketing, behavioral and social sciences, and public relations.

To encourage the inclusion of health education and promotion activities in all of Oregon's health programs.


To provide OPHA with expertise and leadership in regard to health education and promotion.

To provide Health Education and Promotion professionals with training and continuing educational opportunities.


If you are interested in a leadership role with healthy education and promotion section, please reach out to OPHA Program Assistant, Dana Merrill


Board Representative: VACANT

Secretary: VACANT

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