Professional membership:

$15.00 (before March 1, 2013; $20.00 after March 1, 2013)

Student membership:

$10.00 (before March 1, 2013; $15.00 after March 1, 2013)

Mail completed form with check payment payable to PA SOPHE to:

Stephanie Kuppersmith, PA SOPHE Treasurer
901 Cacoosing Drive
Sinking Spring, PA 19608

If you have any questions, please email Stephanie Kuppersmith.

Invitation to Join PA SOPHE from the Chapter President

Dear Health Professional/Student:

PA SOPHE is a professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students that are working, living or attending school in Pennsylvania. Theassociation promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities and provides leadership in Pennsylvania through a code of ethics, following the standards for professional preparation set by National SOPHE, research and practice, professional development and outreach.  The mission for the Pennsylvania Chapter of SOPHE mirrors the National mission.

  • To provide leadership to the professional of public health in Pennsylvania and to contribute to the health of those living and working in Pennsylvania and the elimination of disparities through advance in health education theory and practice, excellence in p professional preparation and to advocate for public policies conducive to health.

The Pennsylvania Chapter works closely with National SOPHE on current and relevant health priorities.
Why Join the Pennsylvania Chapter of SOPHE?

  • Collaborate with members that work in schools, universities, medical/managed care settings, corporations, voluntary health organizations and federal, state and local government.
  • Local professional development opportunities.
  • Professional Code of Ethics
  • Continuing Education contact hours for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Opportunities for awards and professional recognition
  • Professional identity
  • Networking and Peer exchange
  • And More!

Please consider joining the Pennsylvania Chapter of SOPHE with the attached application. Due to the tough economic times facing everyone this year, PA SOPHE Chapter membership will be FREE! JOIN TODAY!


Laurie Welch
PA SOPHE Chapter President, 2012