HE 212: Lifespan Development & Health

This guide provides resources for the Health Studies course HE212-Lifespan Development & Health

Online Government Resources - Statistics

Organization Resources

American Association for Health Education (AAHE) is an organization that serves health educators and others who strive to promote the health of all people through education and other systematic strategies.

American College Health Association (ACHA) links college health professionals throughout the nation (and more recently around the globe), forming a powerful, collaborative networking base.

American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872.

American School Health Association (ASHA) plans, develops, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and advocates for effective school health strategies that contribute to optimal health and academic outcomes for all children and youth.

Coalition of National Health Education Organizations (CNHEO) mobilizes the resources of the health education profession in order to expand and improve health education.

County Health Rankings is a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to develop health rankings for each state’s counties.

Eta Sigma Gamma supports the planning, implementation and evaluation of health education programs and resources.

Environmental Protection Agency

National Center for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) enhances the professional practice of health education by promoting and sustaining a credentialed body of Health Education Specialists.

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership, its network of local chapters, and its numerous partnerships with other organizations.

What is Public Health? was created to answer three questions:

  • What does public health encompass?
  • What impact does public health have on our lives?
  • What types of careers are available in the field of public health?