MALPH HEP Forum Meeting

Meeting Dates: 
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Meeting Time and Location: 



Guest Speaker

Kristin Hedges, Ph.D., Medical Anthropologist, Grand Valley State University

Understanding the Cultural Construction of Health and Illness


  1. Identify how health is defined differently for different communities.
  2. Describe the different perspectives between disease and illness.
  3. Recognize the role of social media and how the infodemic has made an impact on health decisions.







SOPHE, including its chapters, is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Application for CHES® (entry-level) / MCHES® (advanced level) Category I continuing education contact hours (CECH) has been made to Great Lakes Chapter SOPHE and is pending approval.