HSC celebrates National Public Health Week 2022

HSC Sign

April 4 through 10 marks National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2022, a time for celebrating the many ways that public health makes communities healthier, stronger and safer. This year’s theme is “Public Health is Where You Are.”

The annual event is an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA, through its members and partnerships, is working to build the healthiest nation, community by community. Now in its 150th year, APHA champions the health of all people and communities, and works to strengthen the public health profession.

Daily themes for National Public Health Week 2022 include accessibility, climate change, community, mental wellness, public health work force, World Health Day and racism.

In joining this year’s celebration, the HSC Public Health Student Government Association (PHSGA) has planned speaker presentations about climate change and racism as a public health crisis, a film screening and discussion about the importance of the public health workforce, a virtual food drive with the Tarrant Area Food Bank, a World Health Day event and more.

PHSGA and the HSC School of Public Health invite everyone to join in this year’s celebration. For more information about this national event, visit National Public Health Week 2022.

Click here to see the line-up of events this week, presented by the Public Health Student Government Association.

Recent News

Steph Curry
  • Community
|Jun 30, 2022

HSC researcher eyes NBA finals

Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos was paying particularly close attention to the NBA finals this year. The executive director and endowed chair of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s North Texas Eye Research Institute is a huge basketball fan, but the reason he was watching ...
Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • Community
|Jun 30, 2022

Dr. Diana Cervantes named as a 2022 Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Dr. Diana Cervantes, assistant professor and director of the MPH Epidemiology Program at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Public Health has been named as a 2022 Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.   This d...
Pediatric Mobile Clinic
  • Community
|Jun 29, 2022

Pediatric Mobile Clinic bridges gap in care during summer

The Pediatric Mobile Clinic at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is known for being one of the only mobile clinics in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that specializes in pediatrics. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinic was active at community centers, churches and th...
Hsc Students And Staff In Regional Simulation Center
  • Education
|Jun 23, 2022

HSC opens Regional Simulation Center with fully immersive VR rooms

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth made history on Thursday with the opening of the first immersive virtual reality simulation center in Texas. A ribbon-cutting ceremony — featuring Dr. Michael R. Williams, chancellor of the UNT System and HSC president, as well a...