About Us

Promote. Encourage. Contribute. 

Who are we?
The Society for Public Health Education of Arkansas (SOPHE AR) is a nonprofit professional association that represents a diverse membership of health education professionals and students across Arkansas.

What do we do?
Raise awareness of the connection between behavioral sciences, health education, health promotion, and the surrounding environment.
Build knowledge and skills to help health educators respond to public health emergencies.
Improve advocacy efforts by educating policy makers and providing training and resources to help public health workers improve advocacy skills.
Promote networking among health education professionals.

What do we promote? 
Healthy behaviors
Healthy communities
Healthy environments