National Public Health Week at USF: Maximize Your ROI

Are you seeking the best return on your investment (ROI) in 2013?

Then, look no farther than your local community. The ROI is accessible to everyone.

It saves lives. It saves money. It’s public health!

Maximize your ROI with the USF College of Public Health as we unite with communities and organizations around the country to observe the 2013 National Public Health Week, April 1-7.

Be a Child Advocate

Prevention is the message public health professionals and researchers will drive home in the “Advocating for Kids” panel discussion on April 1.  The event will be followed by an information fair featuring resources to protect children at home, at school, and in the community. Both events are free and open to the public.

Discover Careers in Public Health

Desire to save lives and create conditions that allow every person the universal right to health and well-being?

If so, then discover which public health career may be best for you at the COPH Open House. Tours of health and safety research labs, as well as presentations on academic programs and training opportunities are the highlight of the Open House on April 2.

Visit the college’s Networking Fair on April 3  to meet with employers showcasing how they make the world a safer and healthier place for everyone.

Celebrate Public Health Leaders

Celebrating individuals who are catalysts for health will be the focus of the college’s annual award ceremony on April 3.  The event honors Florida’s Outstanding Woman in Public Health and recognizes excellence in student research, academic scholarship and teaching.

National Public Health Week is sponsored by the American Public Health Association.  Since 1995, the group declared the first week in April as “a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation’s health.”

View the full schedule of events to maximize your ROI with health fairs, student service opportunities, drives that give life to those in need, and a host of other activities.