Posted on March 20, 2018 at: 12:52 am
On April 6, Special Guest, Dr. Joseph Telfair, President, American Public Health Association will speak on “APHA, Affiliates Responding to and Shaping Public Health in the US – through Partnerships and Workforce Development” at Trabant Multipurpose Room A, Newark campus. A light lunch will be provided. Open to the Public! RSVP for Dr. Telfair’s Presentation
On April 4 at 6:30 pm, UD’s Partnership for Healthy Communities presents a discussion and a movie at Main Street Movies 5 in Newark Shopping Center. Open to the Public- Register Now!
“Trauma isn’t something that is ‘out there’ happening to people we don’t know. It has an address and lives in our homes and communities. The community members who collaborated on this project did so to start a conversation and make it relatable so we all see the signs, get resources to our friends and family, and feel compelled to prevent it from happening in the first place “ explains Shirelle “Diamond” Hogans, writer and director of the film. Read more on UDaily
National Public Health Week Twitter Chat
Share your ideas on Public Heath on Twitter using #NPHWChat (April 2, 1-3pm)
Health Equity Club Kiosk: Behavioral Health
Come complete an activity focused on promoting mental health and wellbeing. Resources for mental health supports will be available. (Trabant, April 2, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM)
Health Equity Club Kiosk: Environmental Health
Come out to learn all the things you can do to improve the environmental health of your community and take home a build-your-own planter!
(Trabant, April 4, 12:30 – 2:30 PM)
Distracted Driving: Are You a Safe Driver?
Come try out a “distracted driving simulator” – navigate a roadway on a computer screen while attempting to text on your cell. (Featuring Kathy Boyer, Trauma Nurse and Injury Prevention and ThinkFirst Program coordinator at Christiana Care Health Systems; and Matt McNeil, UD student and DPHA Intern)
(Little Bob, April 3, 3 – 5 pm)
“What You Need to Know Down Below”
Kate Smith MD, MPH, Program Manager, Immunization Coalition of Delaware will discuss STIs, HPV and Meningococcal diseases. The Health Equity Club and Planned Parenthood of Delaware will also be on site with a kiosk full of resources and information.
(Little Bob, April 5, 2:00 – 4:00 PM)
Health Equity Club Kiosk: Pop-Up Parks!
Do you want a pop-up park on UD’s campus? What even is a pop-up park? Come to learn more and voice your opinion.
(Trabant, April 6, 12:30 – 2:30 PM)
Active Minds Stomp Out Stigma 5K
Continue the conversation of behavioral health and join Active Minds at UD for their annual “Stomp Out Stigma 5K” (April 7, UD Green, 10am-1pm) Learn more
NPHW Fact Sheets
Changing our health means ensuring conditions where everyone has the opportunity to be healthy. We all have a role to play! Get the Facts
Keep the Momentum Going after NPHW – Let’s Continue Changing Our Future Together!
A powerful, film-based workshop followed by a discussion on healthy and unhealthy relationships and signs of relationship abuse. Includes DJ El Rod, giveaways, and refreshments. Details here
(Trabant Multipurpose Room, April 9, 7:00 – 9:00 PM)
The UD Partnership for Health Communities, a Community Engagement Initiative, is proud to sponsor this NPHW 2018 calendar with the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition and UD Employee Health and Wellbeing (College of Health Sciences), the Cooperative Extension (College of Agriculture and Natural Resources), the Health Equity Club, Active Minds, the Collegiate Recovery Community, iMatter, Inc., the Delaware Academy of Medicine and the Delaware Public Health Association.