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

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This volume of the Health Education Monograph Series focuses on several current issues related to tobacco use. Tobacco use, whether it is cigarette, pipe or cigar smoking or smokeless products is perhaps the most preventable cause of illness and death. As such, tobacco use issues...

Since 1984, the ESG Student Monograph has provided students, both undergraduate and graduate, an opportunity to hone research skills and a forum in which to share their findings. History suggests that the authors included in this monograph are likely to have long and productive careers...

Advocacy efforts in health education have made significant impacts in our nation, and it is exciting to be a part of a profession that is so committed and dedicated to improving the human condition. The last Monograph Series on Advocacy was published in1999, and since...

The student authors published in this issue are in great company. Many contemporary health education leaders once published in the student monograph as budding and blossoming students: Michele Moore (1995), Susan Vadaparampil (Thomas, 1997), Virginia Dodd (Noland, McCormack Brown, Troxler, Morrison, & Ladd, 2004), and Adam Barry...

I believe that as you read these manuscripts, you will see that the seven major topical areas are quite broad. Issues related to consumption of alcohol; self management of diabetes; use of the internet to purchase pharmaceuticals; dietary analysis and nutritional program for children and...

The wide variety of topics addressed in this publication represents the value of health education and health promotion. This issue contains manuscripts about student athlete health, the importance of school based health centers, mental health, and timely public health issues like childhood obesity....

Many health education students find history, philosophy, ethics, and professional preparation “dry” topics that lack excitement or any “real” link to the practice of health education. Quite to the contrary, these aspects of our profession come alive as we discover how closely our present is...