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Plunge into Public Health

Discover public health in action

Plunge activities allow our new students to learn about the community, meet and network with their classmates, and gain invaluable insight into the different disciplines of the dynamic field of public health, before they start their programs.

Choose one activity from each session as part of your orientation to the school, the field, and the city. 


Session A

Thursday, August 24 - after the main orientation

Maximize Poverty Simulation: Standing in their Shoes

Maximize Documentary "Escape Fire"

Maximize Intergroup Dialogues: A Primer for exploring identities, biases, and inclusion

Maximize Improvisation to Improve Communication

Maximize ACHD Condom Distribution Program: Safe Sex Kit Assembly

Session B

Friday, August 25, before the Dean's picnic

Maximize Global Links Medical Relief Tour

Maximize Emergency Operations Center Tour with SPHERE

Maximize Off the Floor

Maximize The Emperor of All Maladies

Maximize Shrinking Your Ecological Footprint

Maximize P.H.O.T.O.S. (Public Health: Our Time, Our Story)

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