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Loma Linda Student Association Makes Plans for NPHW

The Loma Linda University School of Public Health Student Association has organized activities, events, a competition, a forum, and a rock wall on the LLU campus. The week of special activities will run from April 6-10 and is part of LLU SPH’s celebration of National Public Health Week.

Monday the SPHSA will be holding of a demonstration they are calling, “Raising the Grade” which will examine America’s public health through exploring data. The SPHSA will also begin a “This is Public Health” sticker/photo competition on Monday. They will announce the winners of the competition and give out prizes on Friday.

Tuesday, there will be a presentation, “How zip code affects your health” which will shine a light on local, state and regional disparities.

Wednesday’s theme will be “Building Momentum” and the SPHSA will set up a challenge course that will include a rock wall. Later in the afternoon, the SPHSA will be conducting surveys amongst homeless youth in San Bernardino, CA.

Thursday, in collaboration with the Nutrition Council Student Association, there will be a film screening followed by a panel discussion on the theme “Building Broader Connections.”

Friday, the winners of the public health sticker/photo competition will be announced and prizes will be given out.

SPHSA hopes to raise awareness and spread public health messages to the rest of the LLU campus and the Inland Empire community.