UAA celebrates National Public Health Week 2017

by Michelle Saport  |   

See the schedule below (or download a flyer) to learn what's happening at UAA as part of 2017 National Public Health Week, April 3-9. All events are free of charge and open to the public. Please join us in acknowledging public health in Alaska!

National Public Health Week Exhibit April 3-9 | UAA/APU Consortium Library Visit the library to view the National Public Health Week display and archival exhibit of Alaska territorial Department of Health newsletters from the mid-1940s. (One unique Alaskan quote: "A bath should be a habit-not an event!")

Alaska Public Health Association (ALPHA) Instagram Campaign April 3-9 What is public health in Alaska? Post your photos using #AKpublichealth.

National Public Health Week Celebration Monday, April 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Rasmuson Hall, Lobby Celebrate National Public Health Week at UAA with exhibits and treats.

'No Matter the Weather' Walk Tuesday, April 4, noon-1 p.m. Come get fresh air and rack up steps for the Healthyroads Time to Move Challenge. Meet behind the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building, between the ANSEP Academy Building and East Parking Garage.

Interactive Community-Public Health Forum Wednesday, April 5, noon-1 p.m. Please RSVP to Katie Frost at to receive call-in information. This is an open invitation.

Film and Classroom Discussion: 'The Visitor' Thursday, April 6, 5-7 p.m. | Social Science Building, Room 118 Attend a free screening of "The Visitor," a 2007 film about the challenges of immigration in the U.S. Free popcorn. A discussion will follow the film. Presented by the College of Health Diversity Committee.

For more information about any of these events, visit the Master of Public Health website or contact the Department of Health Sciences at (907) 786-6540 or Learn more about National Public Health Week at

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