Public Health Week Events
April 2-8, 2018

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is hosting several events in recognition of the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) National Public Health Week, April 2-8, 2018.

This year’s theme is “Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together.” The annual observance brings together communities across the country to recognize the important contributions of public health and its professionals and highlight issues important to improving the nation’s health.

The APHA is highlighting five topics this year ­– behavioral health, communicable diseases, environmental health, injury and violence prevention, and ensuring the right to health.

All Week

Monday, April 2 – Sunday, April 8

Photo Essay Contest

"Changing Our Future Together”

Enter the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ photo essay contest celebrating national Public Health Week. Tweet or Instagram a photo and caption that represents what this year’s theme, “Changing Our Future Together,” means to you using #OregonStateNPHW and #NPHW. Enter as many times as you wish. The contest runs April 2-8.

See what's already posted:

#OregonStateNPHW on Instagram and Twitter
#NPHW on Instagram and Twitter

 

Tuesday, April 3

11 a.m. - 3 p.m., SEC Plaza

Healthy Snacks in the SEC Plaza

Stop by the SEC Plaza for a healthy snack and recipe cards from Food Hero. Sponsored by the Public Health Club.
Be sure to mark yourself as "going" or "interested" on the Facebook event page for this event.

 

Wednesday, April 4

1-2 p.m., HFC 115

Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Book Reading and Discussion by Kate MacTavish

Kate MacTavish, Associate Professor in Human Development and Family Sciences will discuss and read from her new book Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park. An interactive discussion will follow.
Be sure to mark yourself as "going" or "interested" on the Facebook event page for this event.

 

Thursday, April 5

2-3:30 p.m. Milam Auditorium (o26)

Run.Hide.Fight Active Shooter Response Training

Join us for an interactive workshop on what to do in an active shooter situation on campus, led by Oregon State Police. Participants will learn how to prepare for, and respond to, an active shooter situation.

Be sure to mark yourself "interested" or "going" on the Facebook event page for this event.

 

5:30-8:30 p.m. Waldo 400

Flow: For Love of Water

Film Screening and Discussion with Dr. Shelley Su, Toxicologist and Senior Instructor in Environmental and Occupational Health.

Join the Public Health Club to watch the film Flow: For Love of Water. Pizza will be provided on a first come first serve basis.

Sponsored by the Public Health Club. RSVP requested

AFTER YOU RSVP: Be sure to mark yourself "interested" or "going" on the Facebook event page for this event.

 

 

 

Friday, April 6

1-2 p.m., ALS 4001 (map)

Adventures in Public Health: Taking the Road Less Traveled

2018 College of Public Health and Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Lecture,

Alana Knudson, Ph.D., Program Area Director in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago, Co-Director of NORC’s Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis

Be sure to mark yourself "interested" or "going" on the Facebook event page for this event.

 

4:30-6:30 p.m., HFC 115 and Lobby

Graduate Poster Session and Reception

Join us for a graduate poster session and reception as current CPHHS graduate students present their latest research in Public Health, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Human Development and Family Sciences.

This is your opportunity to learn more about current findings and ask these future leaders questions.

Be sure to mark yourself "interested" or "going" on the Facebook event page for this event.