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UCR Healthy Campus Initiative

 

An integrated and comprehensive approach to elevate health and well-being at UCR. The initiative invests in improving the health and quality of life of our UCR campus community. A cross functional committee of faculty, staff, and students will provide valuable perspective and collaboration to ensure culture change, development of an action plan, and implementation.

Chair/Senior Leadership/Wellness Champion: Vice Chancellor Ron Coley
Co-Chair: Dr. Yi-Pin Cheng, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor – Family Medicine with the UCR School of Medicine
Co-Chair: Julie Chobdee, MPH, Wellness Program Coordinator

There are 8 sub committees working together to provide valuable perspective and collaboration to ensure culture change, development of an action plan, and implementation of the UCR Healthy Campus Initiative:   

  • Healthy Eating/Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Mental Health
  • Built Environment
  • Substance Use and Addiction
  • Preventive Health
  • Communications/Marketing
  • Metrics/Quality Improvement

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UCR Healthy Campus Initiative Project Grants: 

UCR HCI is providing an opportunity for the UCR campus community to contribute and support projects related to HCI. The HCI seeks to fund creative, high quality, replicable and sustainable projects that make UCR a healthier campus community.

UCR HCI will be awarding UCR faculty, staff and students up to 10 grants in the amount range of $500 - $1,500. Please visit the Healthy Campus Initiative website for more information and the application form.

All HCI Project Grant applications are due by December 1, 2017. Award recipients will be announced in early January.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact: 

  • Julie Chobdee, MPH, Wellness Program Coordinator with UCR Human Resources, or
  • Dr. Ann Cheney, Assistant Professor, Center for Healthy Communities, School of Medicine.

 

 

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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