October 17, 2012

BSU Faculty Member Named "Hero in Health Education"

From the Ball State University Communications Center: The Department of Physiology and Health Science is very proud to inform that Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education and Faculty Fellow of the Global Health Institute, has been named a "Hero in Health Education" by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). The SOPHE's National Health Education Week (NHEW) for 2012 is from October 15-19. During NHEW 2012, SOPHE is celebrating the 2012 Heroes in Health Education Honorees who have made exemplary contributions to the field of health education and adolescent health and wellness. The honor letter read, "We are so pleased to recognize you as one of our 2012 Heroes in Health Education! It is well-deserved and SOPHE proudly salutes your efforts in educating individuals and communities about important actions they can take to maintain or improve adolescent health. Our most heartfelt congratulations to you!"

Dr. Khubchandani is also the recipient of the 2012 Governor's Award for Service Learning. The annual service awards, Indiana's most prestigious honor for volunteer work, recognize individuals and organizations for contributions of time and talent to the betterment of their communities. Dr. Khubchandani was honored at the Governor's Residence on October 1st 2012. He has also been invited to serve on a panel for mentoring public health education students nationwide. The panel has been organized by the Society for Public Health Education and will be held at San Francisco, CA in October 2012.

Join us in congratulating Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani!

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