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Coordinated the fall kickoff events with more than an
estimated 1,000 participants. A detailed summary of
all of the events can be found at:
Currently working on creating alliances and
partnerships with other organizations on campus to
further our work group goals.
Will collaborate with the "Weeks of Welcome"
committee for fall programming and events
Will co-sponsor the "Gators on the Go" program with
Living Well and the College of Health and Human
Next Meeting: Thursday, March 30 from 2:00-3:00
p.m. in Room 215 of the Florida Gym.
For more information, contact Vladimir Oge at
Publicized the fall kickoff. To view a brief news clip
of the Kickoff event at the Reitz Union go to:
Conducted a visibility survey of students after the
kickoff. Results showed that 43% of students
surveyed were aware of Healthy Gators 2010; 31%
recognized the logo; and 30% were aware of our
website. To see detailed results of the visibility survey
go to: http://www.shcc.ufl.edu/HG2010/VSbrief.ppt
Participated in the Spring Break Safety Fair on March
6. Thanks to Chris Machen, Linda Bobroff, Mike
Murphy, Chaundra Gipson, and Wendy Fahsholtz for
helping with this event.
Chris Machen will present on Healthy Gators 2010 to
professional staff at the APA assembly on March 23.
Next Meeting: Monday, March 27, 2:00-3:30 in Room
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For more information, contact Jane Emmeree at
Is currently working with the UF Standing Committee
on Alcohol & Other Drug Education Policy to review
alcohol policies on campus.
Recommended to the Healthy Gators 2010 Steering
Committee to make the "No smoking within 50feet of
an E,':I, I ,, I i" policy universal on campus.
For more information, contact Phil Barkley at
Drafted a comprehensive Healthy Gator Behavior
Survey for students. The survey will be piloted in the
spring and administered in the fall. Results will help
guide coalition programs and decisions.
Beginning to develop a comparable survey for
faculty/staff. Ideally, it will also be administered in the
Analyzing aggregate health claims data of
For more information, contact Robert Weiler at
Steering Committee Meeting:
Thursday, March 23, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Room B75,
JWRU (in the basement)
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Chaundra Gipson, PR
New Healthy Gator
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Dept. of Family, Youth &
Health Science Center
Division of Human Resources
Dept. of Occupational Therapy
UF Water Insititute
R. Elaine Turner
Food Science & Human
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