[PNWHEALTH] [SOPHE MedicalCare SIG] FW: SOPHE/ATSDR Student
Fellowship in Environmental Health Promotion (fwd)
ccgarcia at u.washington.edu
Thu Jun 2 10:37:09 PDT 2005
Hi, All -
SOPHE is currently accepting nominations for our 2005 Awards, including
the SOPHE/ATSDR Student Fellowship in Environmental Health Promotion.
In the past this particular award has not received much publicity or
attention, and I'd really like to generate some more great candidates
for this fellowship this year. Could you please help us to circulate
the following announcement (found below)? Feel free to distribute far
Blakely R. Pomietto, MPH
Director, Environmental Health Promotion
Society for Public Health Education
750 First Street, NE Suite 910
Washington, DC 20002
bpomietto at sophe.org <mailto:bpomietto at sophe.org>
SAVE THE DATE!
SOPHE 56th Annual Meeting
Global Health Promotion: Bridging New Boundaries and New Cultures
November 3-5, 2005
New Orleans, LA * Intercontinental Hotel
Ask ME about exhibit opportunities!
SOPHE/ATSDR Student Fellowship in Environmental Health Promotion
The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is accepting nominations
for the 2005 SOPHE/ATSDR Student Fellowship in Environmental Health
This one-year fellowship is designed to recognize, assist and train
students working on research or practice-based environmental health
education/health promotion or environmental justice from the perspective
of health education or behavioral sciences. Included is an $1500
stipend for the student's special project, one-year SOPHE membership,
complimentary annual meeting registration, and an opportunity to display
a poster about the project at the 2006 SOPHE Annual Meeting.
Eligibility and Requirements:
* Applicants must be enrolled as a full time student in a masters or
doctoral degree program in health education, health promotion,
behavioral sciences, environmental health or a related field.
* Students are not required to be national SOPHE members at the time
* Students must submit the original and three copies of: a completed
application form; a current resume or curriculum vitae; and a project
proposal describing the rationale, intended purpose,
process/methodology, and potential contribution or impact of the project
in 800 words or less. In addition, applications should include one
letter of recommendation (from an internship coordinator, preceptor,
faculty member or other professional); and one letter of support from a
designated faculty member who plans to work with the applicant on the
proposed project and can verify that the student is following a course
of study in one of the above mentioned disciplines. Letters should be
sealed in envelopes with authors' signatures across the seal.
* Proposed projects in environmental health education and promotion
should address research or practice-based projects in environmental
health education/health promotion or environmental justice from the
perspective of health education or the behavioral sciences. Proposed
projects may be new or on-going, and the applicant must have the primary
role in conducting the project.
* Recipients will be required to submit a brief, mid-year progress
report by April 30, 2006.
* For their final project, recipients must prepare a poster or
presentation for the SOPHE Annual Meeting, Boston in 2006 (space for a
poster is assured; presentations are competitive and abstracts will need
to be submitted to SOPHE for review). Recipients will also be encouraged
to prepare a manuscript based on their work and submit it for
publication in one of SOPHE's two journals, Health Education and
Behavior, and Health Promotion Practice.
Proposals will be reviewed by a SOPHE/ATSDR Environmental Health
Promotion Fellowship Selection Committee for their
scientific and/or theoretical basis, originality, and potential
contribution to health education's role in environmental health
promotion. Projects may be related to surveillance, risk factor
identification, or intervention development, evaluation or
dissemination. Projects related to the development or use of theory in
environmental health also are acceptable. Specific criteria include the
* Research proposals should include: problem identification and/or
rationale for the project; theoretical or conceptual basis; population
of interest; research design and methodology; plans for data collection
and analysis; contribution to knowledge in environmental health
education and promotion.
* Practice-based proposals should include: problem identification
and/or rationale for the project; theoretical or conceptual basis or
related findings from a needs assessment; population served; practice
design; cultural competence of materials; plans for implementation,
evaluation and dissemination; intended contribution to the field of
environmental health promotion.
Nominations are due July 31,2005. Nomination packets for these awards
are available from the National SOPHE office or can be accessed via
SOPHE's web-site at
04.pdf. A complete nomination packet includes an application form,
cover letter from the SOPHE member coordinating the nomination, and
support letters from National SOPHE members in good standing (where
Send the original and three copies of the complete application
(including resume/CV and project proposal); one letter of
recommendation; and one letter of support to:
Society for Public Health Education
Environmental Health Promotion Fellowship
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
If you have any questions, call Blakely Pomietto at (202) 408-9804;
bpomietto at sophe.org <mailto:bpomietto at sophe.org> . .
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