Department of

Public Health Seminars:


no seminar this week; next event on 3/27/18

no seminar this week | next event on Tuesday, March 27


Join us April 2-8 for National Public Health Week

 Comprehensive Events Schedule: 

*Location details at bottom of page

2018 Events Schedule





April 2-8, 2018



Please check back for events and activities that will span the full length of National Public Health Week


April 2

Marissa Levine, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Health


Virginia as the Healthiest State in the Nation: The Role of Public Health

*12:00-1:00p - OCS 644


April 3

William Thornton, Association Director of Community Health and Wellness, YMCA of Greater Richmond


How to Build Bridges: Community Integrated Health

*12:00-1:00p - OCS 644


April 4

Gail C. Christopher, DN, ND, Award-winning Change Agent; Former Senior Advisor and Vice President of the WW Kellogg Foundation


Racial Healing: An Unrecognized Social Determinant of Health and Well-being

*12:00-1:00p - OCS 644


April 5

Ashley Harrell, LCSW, Senior Program Advisor, Division of Development Disability and Behavioral Health, Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) Program


Delta Eta Honor Society Induction Ceremony Keynote Speech: Transformation of Medicaid's Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services

*5:00-5:30p: mix & mingle - OCS 644

*5:30-6:30p: keynote - OCS 644


April 7

Delta Eta Honor Society and Public Health Student Association at VCU  



James River Trash Cleanup

Rain or shine. Please wear closed-toe shoes. Gloves and bags will be provided. 

9:00a-1:00p - Floodwall Park (101 Hull Street, RVA 23224; limited parking is available on site)

To register in advance, find our event at For more info, contact Rose Bono.  (Please note that this event counts for MPH volunteer hours)



*Events 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