Category: The HEDIR Discussion

Messages from the HEDIR

What Should HEDIR Do?

In 1992 the original HEDIR was created–it’s intent was to develop an email directory (thus the acronym Health Education Directory). In 1994 this directory was distributed via a listserv (a relatively new idea at the time). Immediately those individuals who

What Should We Teach

I’ve been in higher education for over 36 years. Although I would like to think that I keep abreast of the happenings in the public health education sector, I’ll admit that I get so focused on my role as a

AAHE Merger with SOPHE

Folks, as most of you know, the American Association of Health Education (AAHE) will be ‘deactivated’ from the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education,Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) effective April 1, 2013 (I may be off slightly on that date). At

Another Sad Day

On Saturday, May 28, 2011 Pat Hanson from California, shared with the HEDIR the passing of Phyllis Reed. Dr. Reed was an outstanding health educator who spent her professional career at the University of Nevada–Reno. Below is the memo that

Jill Black

On Friday, April 29th I received a phone call from Dixie Dennis (around 9:00 am) asking if I heard the news about Jill. I hadn’t and of course was numbed when I heard of her death. About 30 minutes later