Welcome to HALO for Families©, a public health organization where our ultimate goal is to provide parents and caregivers with relevant and effective high quality tools and resources to increase the confidence necessary to nurture, teach, and model healthy physical, mental, and social behaviors in our nation’s most precious commodity – children.

Let’s Talk Heart Health: Part 2

African American Wellness Project presents, A Virtual Symposuim: Let’s Talk Heart Health in African American Women; Sistah’s It’s a Lifestyle Thing  Incorporating and Maintaining Healthy Practices for Optimal Heart and Obesity Outcomes throughout the Holidays and Into the New Year!  Learning Objectives  By the end of the program, learners will be able to: Know medication [...]

Celebrate You Live

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey appeared on Celebrate You Live on Friday, 11/11/22 where Co-hosts LaWanna Bradford (The Bradford Group/The Bradford Group Consulting) and Barbara Beckley (The Diamond Factor) come together each week for this signature show. In honor of Veteran’s Day, LaWanna and Barbara will talk about their relationships as daughters, spouses and friends of [...]

Virtual Town Hall addressing COVID and Influenza Vaccines in African Americans

Drs. Nancy Joseph & Chanda Nicole Holsey of the National Medical Association, Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Section, submitted an abstract to present at the 2022 APHA Annual Meeting American Public Health Association Annual meeting and Expo in Boston, MA.  It was accepted.  Dr. Joseph presented our work on Nov 9, 2022, as part of the Black [...]

Breast Cancer: Early Signs

Let’s Talk about Breast Cancer:  Early Signs! Know what to do and meet Survivors as they share their Experiences. Hear from breast cancer survivors as they share deeply personal stories of how they found out about their breast cancer diagnosis and successful navigated their treatment. The messages are profound and will help others tremendously. Dr. [...]

Let’s Talk Heart Health

African American Wellness Project & Jack and Jill Jacksonville Chapter Let’s Talk Heart Health in African American Women! A Virtual Symposium We will discuss ways African American women can improve their odds of preventing cardiovascular diseases by understanding risks and taking simple steps to address them. High blood pressure, overweight and obesity, and diabetes are [...]

Digital Health for Equitable Health (DHEH)

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey is honored and excited to be a founding board member and to announce the launch of the Digital Health for Equitable Health (DHEH) Alliance. This partnership promotes a more digitally inclusive and accessible #healthcare society for underserved populations. Dr. Holsey’s company, HALO for Families (Healthy Aims for Little Ones and for [...]

Disparities in Vaccinations PSA

In collaboration with the African American Wellness Project, HALO for Families secured a programmatic grant from Merck & Co. to focus on the importance African American remaining up to date on pediatric vaccines. The following PSA was developed by Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey, and project manager, Solomon Durojaiye. *PSA creation supported in part by an [...]

Black Women In Healthcare Panel

Rounding out Black History Month, and in celebration of Women’s History Month, Dr. Holsey was thrilled to be a return guest on Dr. Nancy Joseph’s, “How Do You Medicine” Podcast. This is part one of an an eye-opening, inspiring, and empowering panel discussion featuring phenomenal black women in healthcare. These trailblazing women speak candidly about [...]

COVID-19 Updates: A Candid Dialogue and Discussion

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey participated in an informative panel discussion tonight for the members of the Southeastern Region (SER) of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.  It was entitled “COVID-19 Updates: A Candid Dialogue and Discussion”, and moderated by SER Our Health Matters Chair, Dr. Tracy McGee. She was honored to be able to share [...]

Dr. Holsey Re-Elected To NAECB

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey has been elected to the executive board of NAECB for a second consecutive term as Board Secretary!  She looks forward to contributing to the efforts of acting in the public interest by establishing and enforcing education, examination, experience and ethics requirements for certification.  #NAECB #CertifiedAsthmaEducator #NationalBoardMember #AsthmaEducation #Service https://naecb.com/about-naecb/board-members/