Join the U of M School of Public Health community to celebrate the important ways public health has improved health and changed lives.
Student Diversity Retreat
9am- 3pm, Blegen Hall, Room 415
The Student Diversity Matters retreat is an opportunity for students to have challenging yet meaningful conversations with one another. The goal of this event is to give attendees a chance to gain skills and find/build a support network.
1:45pm-5:45pm, Mayo Auditorium
The SPH community is invited to donate blood to the American Red Cross.
Register for this event. To schedule your appointment, search for the blood drive by entering the sponsor code ‘SPH U of M’.
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Health Disparities Roundtable – Discrimination in Healthcare: What Can be Done?
9 am-noon, Coffman Memorial Union Theater
Three panelists discuss discrimination in healthcare and is open to the general public. This event is eligible for 2.5 CPH recertification credits.The Roundtable program is an annual lecture and forum for discussion of issues in culturally responsive public health practice. This year’s program features a lecture and panel discussion with Gilbert Gee, PhD, Mónica Hurtado, MD & Michelle van Ryn, PhD, MPH.
8am, TCF Bank Stadium
Enjoy a run through the University of Minnesota campus alongside fellow students and alumni. Use code UMNPH5 for $5 off registration fee.
School of Public Health Gophers Gathering
6pm, Location varies
SPH alumni invite students to their homes for dinner and conversation. Students must sign up by March 23; alumni must register by March 11.
National Public Health Week is a national celebration of public health and is an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
During the first full week of April each year, APHA brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. For over 20 years, APHA has served as the organizer of NPHW. The U of M School of Public Health is proud to partner with NPHW to highlight our dynamic field.