UF National Public Health Week events
April 4-10, 2016
The University of Florida Public Health Student Association has partnered with a number of campus groups to plan a week of events to educate students and the public about the contributions of public health to our communities.
Monday, April 4
MPH Seminar: Internship experiences in Christianville, Haiti
11:45 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., HPNP Room G101
Public health challenge: If you can, take the stairs instead of the elevator.
Tuesday, April 5
Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition Awareness
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., HPNP Atrium
Public health challenge: Pack your lunch. This will ensure appropriate food portions, and you will save money!
Wednesday, April 6
“What is Public Health?” video
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., HPNP Atrium & HPNP Courtyard
Public health challenge: Good health includes social wellbeing. Try to introduce yourself to someone new and build connections.
Thursday, April 7
2 to 4 p.m., HPNP Atrium
Public health challenge: Try a new, challenging physical activity.
Friday, April 8
Public Health Day – Project presentations
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., HPNP Atrium
Public health challenge: Only drink from reusable vessels.
Saturday, April 9
Stop The Stigma – Community outreach event aimed at reducing the stigma of mental illness
12 p.m. to 3 p.m., 7400 SW 41st Place (at Tower Road), Gainesville
Public health challenge: Adopt a constructive way to deal with stress, such as writing in a journal, exercising or discussing problems with a trusted family member or friend.
Sunday, April 10
Framing Nature in Florida Panel Discussion – How we understand and value Florida’s natural environments
3 p.m., UF’s Harn Museum of Art
Public health challenge: Spend more time outside than you do on your phone.