Students and Alumni attend InSOPHE Workshop

Fifteen students along with eleven alumni and faculty members from the Department of Physiology & Health Science attended the InSOPHE Fall Workshop on September 23 at the Fishers Public Library in Fishers, IN. The Indiana Society of Public Health Education presented several topics in public health, including prevention, community planning, and wellness. The main topic of discussion for the workshop was "Primary Prevention: Health Throughtout the Community," presenting practical approaches to implement prevention through the many venues and areas of concern in public health.

Ball State alumna and faculty member Charity Bishop presided over a session discussing the benefit of asset mapping in community planning in the area of community health. Ms. Bishop received her Bachelor's and Master's in Health Science from Ball State and has 15 years of community health experience in the settings of nonprofit, government, corporate and independent health consulting.