Join the U of M School of Public Health community to celebrate the important ways public health has improved health and changed lives.
“Welcome to NPHW Celebration” hosted by EDIT
8 – 10am, SPH Dean’s Office (Mayo Building A301)
Stop by one of the tables hosted by the Equity Diversity & Inclusion Team (EDIT) to get a morning treat and learn more about NPHW events. Table locations are: outside of the SPH Dean’s Office, the corridor of Moos Tower & Phillips Wangensteen Building, and WBOB.
8:30 – 12:30pm, Mayo Building (entrance between Mayo and Molecular Sciences Building)
SPH students are invited to get a new headshot from a professional photographer free of charge.
No registration required; walk-in style.
5:30 – 7:30pm, The Whole, Coffman Memorial Union
The SPH Student Senate hosts this annual cultural event. This year the food and culture of Latin American countries will be featured. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited.
No registration required.
11 – 4:30pm, McNamara Alumni Center
This annual tradition allows SPH students and faculty to showcase research studies that address critical public health issues for Minnesotans, the region, nation, and globally. Closing reception to be held at 4 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public. All School of Public Health community invited to attend.
4:30 – 6:30pm, McNamara Alumni Center
Dr. Alexander Kraemer will deliver the 2017 Gaylord Anderson Memorial Lecture on the topic of refugee health in Germany. After the lecture, Dr. Kraemer will be joined by two alumni leaders for a question & answer session, moderated by Dean John Finnegan.
Dr. Alexander Kraemer is a professor and the head of Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany. Live-stream the event remotely.
Mentor Program Appreciation Dinner
Time TBA, McNamara Alumni Center
School of Public Health Mentor Program participants are invited to the annual mentor appreciation dinner.
More information and registration coming soon
Health Disparities Roundtable – Building Safe and Healthy Communities for All
9 – 12pm, Coffman Memorial Union Theater
This year’s program features a lecture and panel discussion with Mary Lee, Luz Maria Frias and Chanda Smith Baker who will address the challenges in reducing disparities, provide insight on what the words “healthy” and “safe” mean for different communities, and discuss strategies and best practices that assure conditions for optimal health and safety for all people.
PSA Contest Viewing: “Targeting Safety—Gun Violence Prevention”
4:30 – 6pm, Best Buy Theater (Northrop Auditorium)
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.