UIC OPENS NEW FACILTY FOR ITS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
"We are thrilled to showcase the new home of the UIC School of Public Health and share our facilities and our mission with the Chicago community," said Susan Scrimshaw, School of Public Health dean. The new facility accommodates community meetings, children's summer programs, art displays, symposia and workshops on public health issues, student conference and study areas, a café for socializing, a rest and play area for parents and children and facilities for teaching, research and community service.
"We truly practice what we preach in our design of this building. It is a place where the health of the community is foremost in our thinking," Scrimshaw said.
Awards ceremony for Chicago Public School students "My Public Health Message Is…" Contest
Public Health and You symposium with presentations by UIC faculty
Who We Are: Issues of Cultural and Ethnic Identity, by Susan Scrimshaw, UIC School of Public Health dean
The Arts-Medicine Project: Serving the Chicago Arts Community, by Dr. Katherine Duvall, codirector of the Arts-Medicine Project
Stop the Shooting and Killing in our Neighborhoods, by Dr. Gary Slutkin, professor of epidemiology and international health
Community-Based Interventions to Prevent HIV Transmission Among People Who Inject Drugs, by Lawrence Oulette, director of Community Outreach Intervention Projects
Tours of the new School of Public Health and Psychiatric Institute, led by students and staff.
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