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National Public Health Week

The Public Health Program is excited to host and partner for events organized by our Undergraduate and Graduate Student Public Health Associations, and broader community. We hope you will join us in observing National Public Health Week and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation.

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Student spotlight: BSPH Student Instagram Takeover!
Follow along as Rebecca Wade (BSPH '23) shows us a day in the life of an undergraduate public health student at VT.

I Am Not Your Negro Screening - organized by the Graduate Public Health Association
7pm: VT Graduate Life Center Auditorium
Open to all! Tickets are free. Get your ticket by clicking here.
The film offers a critical look at the history of racism in America. It was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2017 Academy Awards and won the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary.

Self-Defense Class led by VT Police - organized by the Graduate Public Health Association
6-7:30pm: registration is required
Email for more information and to be added to the registration list

Faculty spotlight video: Audrey Ruple
Head over to the program's Instagram account to hear about a an ongoing research project Dr. Ruple is invovled with.

Spreading kindness! - organized by the Undergraduate Public Health Association
11am - 2pm: VT Squires Student Center
Swing by the Squires for an affirmation note written by our undergraduate public health students.

Faculty spotlight video: Sophie Wenzel
Head over to the program's Instagram account to hear about a current community project Dr. Wenzel and a team of students completed.

Podcast collaboration: Graduate Public Health Association and the Virginia Rural Health Association
Check out the Graduate Public Health Association's Instagram to hear MPH students featured on a Virginia Rural Health Association's Podcase episode.