Using eHealth to Reach Various Demographics
This session will introduce and explain who virtual or digital methods can be used with a variety of populations on a variety of topics.
1. Identify three benefits of engaging virtual or digital strategies for engaging populations.
2. Identify three strategies for introducing virtual or digital methods with their community populations.
Beth H. Chaney, PhD, MCHES®
The University of Alabama
Beth H. Chaney, Ph.D., MCHES® is a Professor in the Department of Science, at The University of Alabama (UA). Dr. Chaney received her B.S. in Biology and M.A. in Health Studies from UA and her Ph.D. in Health Education from Texas A&M University. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and Marketing Chair for the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Dr. Chaney’s research focal areas include instrument development and evaluation, with a more recent focus on the use of social media in health promotion and disease management. Dr. Chaney has published over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, UF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, NC Department of Health and Human Services, and the American Cancer Society.
Ashley S. Love, DrPH, DHSc, MPH, MS, CPH
University of Incarnate Word
Dr. Ashley S. Love is multi-disciplinary public health professional with extensive experience in health education, program design, management, and evaluation across public, governmental, and academic sectors. She served as the State Epidemiologist of Delaware and managed the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. She was a National Institute Aging Summer Fellow (William-Butler) and advocates for the aging population. Dr. Love has been an active-duty Air Force military spouse for almost 20 years.
Program Manager of Analytics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Erin Wells was born and raised in Searcy, Arkansas. She is the Program Manager of Analytics for the Tele-Stroke Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she educates Arkansans on the signs and symptoms of a stroke. In addition, she analyzes stroke data for the entire state of Arkansas to better evaluate and guide the program. She graduated from the University of Central Arkansas where she earned a Bachelor?s of Science in Health Education and Promotion and a minor in Nutrition in 2017. She then went on to obtain her Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) later that year. She is currently pursuing her Master?s degree in Health Promotion. Erin's professional affiliations include Certified Health Education Specialist, National American Public Health Association, National Society for Public Health Educators Society, Arkansas American Public Health Association and she serves as the head of the Website and Social Media Committee for the Society of Public Health Educators Arkansas Chapter (ARSOPHE).
Olivia Wilson, MS, CHES
Stroke Program Manager - Health Educator
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Olivia Wilson is a native of Malvern, Arkansas and is a Stroke Telemedicine Program Manager at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In this position, she educates the entire state of Arkansas on stroke signs and symptoms while assisting emergency room nurses with community outreach event planning, logistics and implementation. She attended the University of Central Arkansas where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education in December 2009. Olivia continued her education at the University of Central Arkansas where she also earned a Master of Science degree in Health Sciences in December 2012. Olivia?s professional affiliations include University of Central Arkansas Alumni, Certified Health Education Specialist, National American Public Health Association, National Society for Public Health Society and serving as secretary for the Society of Public Health Arkansas Chapter (ARSOPHE).
Dr. Ucheoma Catherine Nwaozuru, PhD, MS
Saint Louis University
Ucheoma is an implementation scientist, and her research interest centers on sustaining evidence-based interventions in resource-limited settings. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice where my research involves the use of innovative implementation strategies to expand and ultimately sustain evidence-based HIV prevention interventions targeting youth populations. Particularly, she has experience with implementation science research, including the feasibility, acceptability, adoption, reach, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions using innovative implementation research strategies. Ucheoma received her master's in community health and preventive science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Ph.D. in Public Health from Saint Louis University.