The mission of the honorary is promotion of the discipline by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared individuals in Health Education.


Board of Directors

Eta Sigma Gamma is governed by an elected Board of Directors who oversees its’ responsibilities and duties. The elected officers consist of a President, Vice-President, Immediate Past-President, two Professional At-Large members and one Student At-Large Member. The other voting members are appointed by the President, with approval of the Board of Directors. These are the Secretary-Treasurer, Historian, Director of Chapter Development, Editor of The Health Educator, and Editor of The Eta Sigma Gamma Monograph Series. The purpose of the Board of Directors is to carry out the business as described in the By-Laws and Constitution and a regularly updated strategic plan.

Alan Sofalvi , PhD

Work Health Department SUNY Cortland Moffett Center, Room 104 Cortland NY 13045 United States Work Phone: 607-753-2980
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Biographical Info

Alan Sofalvi was appointed Historian of Eta Sigma Gamma in 2016. He is an Assistant Professor of Health at SUNY Cortland, where he has taught since 1997 and serves as one of the faculty advisers of Kappa Chapter. His research interests focus on media coverage of health topics and on the history of health education. Dr. Sofalvi has taught drug education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, health behavior, current issues, program planning and evaluation courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a health and the media course. His degrees are from The University of Toledo, Southern Illinois University and Penn State University.

SUNY Cortland
Health Department
104 Moffett
Cortland, NY 13045

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