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It’s National Public Health Week!


April 3 – 9, 2017 is National Public Health Week

To celebrate, we are sharing a series of 11 videos created by undergraduate students in our “Introduction to Public Health class”. Student teams were given the assignment of creating a video to educate the public and policymakers about National Public Health Week by identifying a topic that will make the USA the “Healthiest Nation by 2030.”


  • Obesity Prevention: Subsidized Crops – Quaid Davis, Brittany Requena, and Shannon O’Conner


  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention – Zeruiah Buchanan and Sarah Rowan


  • Suicide Prevention – Margaret Rose Bailey, Mary Peyton Hodges, and Sara Stallworth  (This team won the statewide video competition sponsored by the Tennessee Public Health Association.)


  • Zika Prevention – Margaret McCall, Christina Oakley, Mary Flowers, and Samantha Ransdell


  • Selection of Healthier Foods at Restaurants – Himisha Patel, Victoria Brooks, Breanne Rackley, and Savannah Farnsworth


  • Fast Food – Amanda Cooper and Abagail Cunningham


  • Nutrition Education – Madelyn Howe and Allison Miller


  • Climate Change – Wanyi Yang and Ashley French


  • Prenatal Care for Women – Claudia Dobronski, Amanda Renison, and Autumn White


  • HPV Prevention – Tamilya Anderson, Sara McGinnis, and Abigail Graham


  • Health Care Access for Hispanics – Jacquelynn Boswell