Department of

Public Health Seminars:





Join us April 3-9 for National Public Health Week


Comprehensive Events 

*Location details at bottom of page





Title & Activity

3/31- 4/9



10 Day Walk Challenge

Billion Steps Walk Challenge with the Richmond City Health District (RCHD)

Mindfulness Activity in courses




Marissa Levine, MD, MPH, Virginia Commissioner of Health


Health as a Design Problem: Designing Virginia to Become the Healthiest State in the Nation


*noon, room 644







Ashley Carter, MPH

Derek Chapman, PhD

Howard Chilcoat, PhD

Christine Flavin, MPH

Lauren Gray, MSW, MPH


Delta Eta Chapter of the Delta Omega National Honor Society presents:
Careers in Public Health: A Panel of Public Health Professionals


Ashley Carter, MPH, Policy, Planning, and Communication Manager, Division of Disease Prevention, Virginia Department of Health

Derek Chapman, PhD, Associate Director, VCU Center on Society and Health, Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health

Howard Chilcoat, PhD, Head, Epidemiology at Indivior

Christine Flavin, MPH, Independent Consultant, Bottletree Consulting, LLC

Lauren Gray, MSW, MPH, Program and Engagement Manager, Virginia Oral Health Coalition

*5 P.M. Room 644




Marilyn Stern, PhD, 
Professor, Department of Child and Family Studies, University of South Florida


Pediatric Obesity Interventions: What We Have Learned, What Do We Need to Learn, and What Should We Do Moving Forward?

*noon, room 644




Brian Smedley, PhD,
Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity

Viktoryia Kalesnikava


Place, Race, and Chronic Disease: Addressing the Roots of Health Inequities to Support the Healthiest Generation

*noon, room 644

Yoga with Viktoryia Kalesnikava

*3:30 PM, location TBD--most likely 644




Steven Woolf, MD, MPH Director, VCU Center on Society and Health, Professor, VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health


Understanding Geographic Disparities in Population Health

*noon, room 644










Get your Vitamin C and D on bring in snacks to share or enjoy

*12:30 - 1:30 12th floor balcony

 *Activities will take place in the One Capitol Square Building

   830 E, Main Street, 6th Floor

   room 644, Richmond, VA 23219

   Contact Shana with questions (804) 828-9785 or