Public Health Week Activities 2014

Photo Contest

Tufts PHPD will be hosting #ShowTuftsYourPublicHealth: Our annual photography contest in recognition of National Public Health Week, April 7 - 13, 2014. All Tufts students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to participate. Engage your community using your creative side and show your support for public health and prevention!

How to Enter:

-Take a photo that relates to public health. 

-Email your photo (JPEG) to  

-Specify where the photograph was taken and supply a caption that describes how the photo illustrates an aspect of public health.


-Submissions will be judged on creativity, accuracy of information and relevance to public health.

-Photos will be voted on by a panel of judges from the PHPD community.

CA$H Prizes
awarded to top three photos! 


All photos must be submitted by Monday, March 31. Photos will be on display during public health week.

Announcement of Winners

The winners will be announced at the closing event on Friday April 11, 2014.


Monday: Global Health Day, Maternal and Child Health (Guatemala)
Exhibition: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Opening Ceremony and Breakfast: 9:00 - 10:00 am
Symposium: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Reception: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Wolff Auditorium, Tufts Medical Center

Student Discussion Lunch: 12pm - 1pm
Sackler 114, Tufts School of Medicine

For more information on the Symposium click here.
To RSVP for lunch click here.

Tuesday: Panel on Disaster Relief
12:00 -1:00 pm
Speakers include:
Professor Peter Walker, BSc, PhD
Professor Fernando Ona, PhD, MPH
Professor Monica Onyango, PhD (BU)
Dr. David Schwarz (State of MA Animal Response Team)
Sackler 114, Tufts School of Medicine

Wednesday: Discussion on Vaccines
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Speakers include:
Professor Christine Wanke, MD
Professor Marcia Boumil, MA, MS, JD, LLM
M&V 105, Tufts School of Medicine

Thursday: Healthy Eating
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lisa Caldwell (Whole Foods) will be doing a food demonstration on healthy snacking.
Sackler 320,Tufts School of Medicine

Friday: Review of Public Health
Time: TBD
Public Health Week Photo Competition Celebration in the PHPD Lounge