Find and photograph images of Public Health at work, at home, in the community, anywhere! Place the “This is Public Health” and Tufts Public Health stickers at the site and take a photo, or download the "This Is Public Health" iPhone application from the iTunes Store at http://www.apple.com/itunes/affiliates/download/ With this application you can digitally place a sticker in a photograph.
CASH prizes for the:
- Most artistic image
- Best digital alteration of a photo
- Funniest image
- Most underappreciated public health issue
- Best social justice image
- Image most likely to appear on cover of American Journal of Public Health
All Tufts students, faculty, staff and alumni are eligible. Photos must be received by March 25, 2013 for contest consideration.
Entries will be on view on the Tufts Info boards in building lobbies. To get your stickers and for more information on how to make your photo submissions contact Janet Walton.
Monday, April 1, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, SK B-09: Panel Discussion on Violence & Mental Health Co-sponsored by Community Health Advocates at Tufts (CHAT) (Panel participants TBA) (Organized by the PHPD Student Senate)
Tuesday, April 2, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, M&V 102: Eating Healthy on a Budget: Food Demonstration with Lisa Caldwell (Organized by the PHPD Student Senate)
Presenter: Lisa Caldwell has been in love with food, cooking and nutrition since she can remember. This love of all things food has assisted her in her athletic endeavors, helped her maintain an optimum level of health and has taught her more about the world than she thought possible. She started by cooking for her family, obtained a B.S. in Nutrition, and then rose to the rank of Executive Pastry Chef. She currently teaches cooking classes at Whole Foods Market, Wellesley where she also produces and directs “Cooking with Lisa” and “Quick Tips in the Kitchen” along with the Wellesley Media Corporation. From these experiences, travels and a voracious appetite to know more, she has obtained a wealth of information. In turn, she wants to share her knowledge and experience with all who want to learn more for the betterment of themselves and the people they love.
Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, M&V 102: Ergonomics in the Workplace with Public Health and Community Medicine Professor, Jamie Tessler, MPH. (Organized by the PHPD Student Senate)
Thursday, April 4, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Tufts Dental School, Alumni Lounge/15th Floor: “From Bangladesh to Boston” A discussion of the Healthy Cities/Healthy Communities movements and its impact on community engagement and health improvement. Judith Kurland, Executive Director, Center for Community Democracy and Democratic Literacy, UMass/Boston. For more information contact Janet Walton. Read about the history of the Healthy Communities Movement.
Friday, April 5, 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Sackler 114: Community Day | Breast Cancer Fair in the Chinatown Community with Asian Breast Cancer (ABC) Project
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Asian-American women with diagnosis occurring at a younger age when compared to other populations. At this conference, you will: * Hear a young survivor's cancer journey * Learn about risk factors and how to protect yourself & your loved ones * Help identify barriers to cancer screening and be part of the solution This FREE event is open to all Asian students, faculty, and staff on any campus and lunch will be provided.
Please register here: http://www.cvent.com/d/gcqr5g
Friday, April 5, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center, Mezzanine: “Community Engaged Obesity Prevention Research: Opportunities and Challenges” A symposium/workshop designed to provide population researchers with both conceptual and practical approaches to engaging with communities for obesity prevention research.
Keynote speaker: Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Executive Director of Institute for Community Health (ICH), a community research organization within the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) and Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
The half-day symposium will also feature:
• A workshop that gives attendees an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the potential opportunities and challenges by working through two case studies
• A panel of experienced community based researchers and community leaders who will share their reflections on the process using a range of applications of the community based method; a luncheon talk by Christina Economos (Tufts) on how systems approaches can be integrated into community based participatory research methodology.
Sponsored by the Clinical and Community Research Core of BNORC. The program and lunch are free, but registration is required. Please click on this link for more information and to register.