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About Mark J KittlesonMark J. Kittleson is in his 37th year as a health educator, having spent over 21 years at Southern Illinois University and having been at New Mexico State University since January 2011. Dr. Kittleson is best known for his development and management of the HEDIR Discussion group, as well as his efforts to help the profession of health education utilize technology.
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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 were signed up for it realized the power of the HEDIR listserv (hereafter just called [...]
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 university faculty member and an administrator, that I tend to overlook the practitioners in my [...]
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 that point, AAHE will no longer exist–it’s acronym and association will be retired within AAHPERD. [...]
The HEDIR for Health Educators offers a number of resources for professionals. One is the social network component of working and talking with fellow health educators. The second is the opportunity to share with other professionals ways to improve health education within one’s job. Use the HEDIR Blog to post comments about what the HEDIR [...]