National Public Health Week
Monday, April 4
1-2 p.m., 0003/0004 Michael Hooker Research Center
Theme: Racism A Public Health Crisis
Racism A Public Health Crisis Mobilizing African American Mothers through Empowerment (MAAME)
Join Gillings Student Government Association (SGA) to learn more about Racism and Maternal and Child Health Outcomes. Recorded lecture provided by Mobilizing African American Mothers through Empowerment MAAME.
Wednesday, April 6
1-3:30 p.m., Mays Center and Zoom
Theme: Community Collaboration and Resilience
State of the Public Health Union Screening
Join us for a screening of the State of Public Health Screening a recorded presentation from the American Public Health Association featuring Alfredo Morabia MD, PhD, Editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health, Lisa Bowleg George Washington University, Lori Freeman NACCHO, Sandro Galea Boston University, Nancy Krieger Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Jewel Mullen Dell Medical School UT Austin. If you cannot make this event you can watch the address here.
Thursday, April 7
9 a.m.-noon, Armfield Atrium
Theme: World Health Day: Health is a Human Right
3rd Annual Student Poster Presentation Showcase
The Gillings Student Government Association (SGA) is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Student Poster Presentations to showcase students’ work in research and entrepreneurship. Gillings students will have the opportunity to present their research or entrepreneurship projects in the Michael Hooker Atrium during National Public Health Week (NPHW). The event will be held on Thursday, April 7, from 9 am-12 pm. We invite all Gillings students to participate by either presenting or supporting their fellow students and learning about the projects being done here. Display boards will be available if students chose to print a poster (printing information is attached), and students can also chose to present from their personal computers. Participating students will be entered to win one of two $100 gift cards thanks to the Research, Innovations, and Global Solutions Office. Questions can be directed to Alexa Prass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual PHield Trip to RTI International
Come explore public health in action! Join the next virtual PHield trip with RTI International Thursday, April 7, 2:00-4:00 p.m. The event will feature a keynote presentation by Dr. Hala AlMossawi Vice President of Global Health at RTI. Following the keynote, you will have to opportunity to talk with RTI staff in breakouts focusing on internships and career opportunities. Space is limited so please register ASAP! All students, staff and faculty are welcome! You can register by clicking here or contact email@example.com.
Friday, April 8
Theme: Accessibility: Closing the Health Equity Gap
Edible Campus Gardening Volunteer Opportunity
Join the Minority Student Caucus (MSC) and Gillings Student Government Association (SGA) on April 8 at noon to volunteer at UNC’s own Edible Campus. Edible Campus UNC is a program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden that creates working landscapes across UNC-Chapel Hill to facilitate campus-community engagement in topics of food and agriculture sustainability. During their time at the garden, volunteers will be mulching, weeding, and hanging out and getting to know fellow students. Sign-up required. The event is limited to 20 students.