UF National Public Health Week events

April 6-12, 2015

The University of Florida Public Health Student Association has joined together with a number of campus groups to plan a week of events to educate fellow students and the public about the contributions of public health to our communities.

Monday, April 6
Raising the Grade
MPH Seminar: Students present on their experiences in Christianville, Haiti
11:45 a.m.-12:35 p.m., HPNP Complex, room G101

Public health challenge: Only drink from re-usable vessels

Tuesday, April 7
Starting from Zip
Guest lecture: “Applying Motor Learning Principles to Dysphagia Management” presented by Ianessa Humbert, Ph.D., founder of the Johns Hopkins Swallowing Neurophysicology Laboratory
4-5 p.m., Communicore Building, C1-17

Public health challenge: If you can, take the stairs instead of the elevator

Wednesday, April 8
Building Momentum
28th Annual PHHP Research Day

Thursday, April 9
Building Broader Connections
Diabetes Awareness and Screening
10 a.m.-12 p.m., HPNP atrium

HealthStreet’s Our Community, Our Health
5:30-8 p.m., 2401 S.W. Archer Road

Friday, April 10
Building on 20 Years of Success
Public Health Day
7:55 a.m.- 4 p.m., Public health project presentations, HPNP rooms G301, G201, G112, G301A
12-1 p.m., Poster session, HPNP auditorium

Public health challenge: Spend more time outside than you do on your phone

Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12
Santa Fe Spring Arts Festival, downtown Gainesville

Public health challenge: Good health includes social wellbeing. Today, try to introduce yourself to someone new and build connections.

For more information, visit the PHSA website.