The College of Health and Human Services Celebrates National Public Health Week

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Join the College of Health and Human Services to Celebrate National Public Health Week April 5-11


#MakingHealthVisible | #NPHW2021 | #MasonCHHS | #ThisIsPublicHealth




Monday, April 5, 12 - 1 pm
5th Annual Conversations & Connections

CHHS and Kaiser Permanente Thrive present the 5th Annual Conversations & Connections event.  Dr. Shivani Patel presents on the current #healthdisparities facing our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. This event is offered in celebration of #NationalPublicHealthWeek. #WhyPublicHealthMatters #NPHW Register today at



Wednesday, April 7, 12 pm - 1 pm
My Journey to Discover Why Disparities Exist ... and What to Do About Them
Thomas LaVeist, PhD, MA

Dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
Access the live event here


Student Spotlight

Tatum McKay

Tatum McKay is Fighting a Pandemic with Data
Master of Public Health student works with leading experts to analyze data from the COVID Health Check

Tatum McKay, Master of Public Health student at the College of Health and Human Services, is helping fight a pandemic with data. McKay has spent this semester working as a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) with Dr. Amira Roess. Her primary work has been analyzing data from Mason’s COVID Health Check✓™ to provide insight into testing rates and how to best mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Read more.




We look forward to sharing more information on social media and on throughout the week! If you have something to share related to National Public Health Week, let us know!