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
- Metrics/Quality Improvement
UCR Healthy Campus Initiative Project Grants 2017-2018:
UCR HCI has been awarded the 2018 Healthy Campus Award by the American College Health Association (ACHA). With this award, HCI is able to offer more funds for HCI project grants. UCR HCI is providing an opportunity for the UCR campus community to contribute and support projects related to HCI priority areas and support the Healthy Campus 2020 principles. The HCI seeks to fund creative, high quality, replicable and sustainable projects that make UCR a healthier campus community.
Please visit the Healthy Campus Initiative website for more information and the application form.
UCR Healthy Campus Initiative Welcomes 2018 Project Grant Recipients
11 participants will conduct research, implement projects, and develop resources to promote health and well-being at UCR. For more information, read the article in Inside UCR.