Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.
Every year the American Public Health Association partners with communities across the United States in observance of National Public Health Week. This year, St. John’s University’s Public Health program will host a series of events to help educate our community on current topics and provide general health information.
For questions regarding National Public Health Week events at St. John’s University, please contact [email protected].
Learn more about St. John's University's Master of Public Health program.
For more information on National Public Health Week, please visit nphw.org.
Walking is one of the easiest ways to improve our health. In collaboration with St. John’s University’s Department of Student Wellness, join the St. John’s team and challenge yourself to take one billion steps by April 1.
The top three walkers will win a prize. The challenge will close at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 1. The winners will be contacted that day via email and are invited to accept their award at the Speaker Symposium on Tuesday, April 2, at 1:50 p.m. in the D'Angelo Center, rooms 416 A and B. The challenge is open to all faculty, administrators, staff, and students.
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Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussion
Queens Campus, D’Angelo Center, Rooms 416 A and B
Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH, Distinguished Professor; Faculty Director, CUNY Urban Food Policy; and Institute Faculty Director, Healthy CUNY
Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Senior Director of Immigrant Integration Policy, New York Immigration Coalition Focus: Immigrant health and improving access to healthcare for immigrant communities of NYC
Michelle Everett-Oxley, MSW, Center Director, Community Healthcare Network
Focus: Providing healthcare services to underserved New Yorkers
Jean Pierre Louis, MPH, Founder and Executive Director, Capra Care
Focus: Providing global healthcare services, including cervical cancer screening
Queens Campus, D’Angelo Center Foyer
Hosted by faculty, students, administrators, and staff of the Public Health Program and the University's Department of Student Wellnes