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Dornsife Celebrates National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week collage of students
Join us again this year as we celebrate National Public Health Week. 

Each year, National Public Health Week (NPHW), created by the American Public Health Association (APHA), celebrates public health’s successes and highlights new approaches to solving our most pressing challenges from organizations across the country. 

Now more than ever, the importance of public health is being demonstrated throughout the country and our world.

The Dornsife community will come together to celebrate NPHW from Monday, April 5 - Friday, April 11, 2021.

As School events are planned they will be listed here.

The 2021 theme is "Building Bridges to Better Health" and the daily themes are:

  • Monday: Rebuilding
  • Tuesday: Advancing Racial Equity
  • Wednesday: Strengthening Community
  • Thursday: Galvanizing Climate Justice
  • Friday: Constructing COVID-19 Resilience
  • Saturday: Uplifting Mental Health and Wellness
  • Sunday: Elevating the Essential and Health Workforce
National Public Health Week 2021 at Dornsife

A Recap of National Public Health Week 2020 at Dornsife

Monday, April 6, 2020:

NPHW Webcast: The Global Impact of Pandemics

National Public Health Week kicked off with a webinar on pandemics.

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health, and experts from Dornsife discussed the global impact of pandemics like COVID-19, drew from research and practice, and reflected on the implications and challenges ahead, including future implications.

Watch webinar

Tuesday, April 7, 2020: 

Webinar on Maternal and Child Health

The Delta Omega Chapters at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and Rutger’s School of Public Health hosted a webinar about maternal and child health. 

Watch webinar

Thursday, April 9, 2020: 

Can We Expect a Vaccine Any Time Soon?

Experts discussed what we know, what we don’t know, the latest news, and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for all of us.

Watch webinar