National Public Health Week 2017


Join us in celebrating National Public Health Week 2017 and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation. We’re celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing the role of a strong public health system.

LSUHSC School of Public Health Events
April 3 – 9, 2017

All National Public Health Week Events are free and open to the public. 

Event: Delta Omega Honors Day
Annual event for students to present their research and practice
Sponsored by: SPH and Delta Omega Chapter
Date: Monday, April 3, 2017
Time: 10:00am- 3pm
Location: Human Development Center
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm –  Poster Session
12:00pm – 1:00pm –  Lunch
1:30pm Oral Presentations (Theses and Mini-Dissertations)


Event: SPH Alumni Keynote Presentation
“Bastion, serving veterans for housing, social support and healthcare needs”
Presenter: Dylan Tete (SPH alum), Executive Director, Bastion
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: LEC, Rm 303

Event: Public Health Careers: A Panel Discussion
Sponsored by: SOAR (Student Organization for the Advancement of Research)
Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: LEC, Rm 303

Event: SPH Community and SPH Alums Social
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Location: LSUHSC Garden, adjacent to the Clinical Education Bldg., 1542 Tulane Ave.

Event: NPHW Special Presentation: Intersection of Disciplines – Reversing Disease for Optimal Health
Presenter: Jack Kruse, DMD, MD (LSUHSC Med. Neurosurgery Alum ’93)
Date: Friday, April 7, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: MEB, Lecture Hall B

NPHW_Jack_KruseDr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurologic Surgeons, and Age Management Medicine Group.