The Health educators and Peer health Advocates provide programs and outreach in a variety of settings including booths, classes,union and university housing.
Students work within the Health Promotion and Wellness department administratively and as part of our outreach and training teams. Some students have worked with the department as part of their internship program, Capstone experience, or service learning experience.
HIV screening is provided at the Norris Health Center for a fee of $15.00 Please call 229-4716 and make an appointment for the test. A medical provider or a health educator can provide the assessment for the screening.
There is no fee to see a Health Educator. Link to Cost, Link to Eligibility
The Health Promotion Department has handouts and literature on a variety of topics. If you would like to speak with a health educator about a topic or presentation and need materials, please call Colleen Bernstein RN at 229-6668.
The health educators see students on an individual basis to assess and provide guidance regarding nutrition practices. The teaching includes guidance regarding weight management, diagnosis related nutrition practices and general eating practices. There is a dietician on a limited basis…. Read More
Programs can be provided by the health educators and the Peer Health Advocates. You need to call two weeks before the program or presentation. You can call the main number at 229-4716. Programs are free of charge.
The Health Educators provide programs including, but not limited to the following topics: Sexual Health, HIV/AIDS, Stress management, Tobacco cessation, Wellness, Nutrition and Birth Control Options
The Norris Health Staff provides a “personal profile”of alcohol use. Download further information about the BASICS program
There are several national programs that the Health Promotion Department provides. There are National Screening days for eating disorders, alcohol abuse and depression. The American College Health Association http://www.acha.org/ is the voice of College Health and provides ideas and data… Read More