Scheduled to be held during National Public Health Week, Diversity Matters 2017 Public Health Career and Internship Fair is looking for feedback on general event details and other planning considerations. Please fill out the following survey to provide your feedback about the fair planning by Friday, January 20. 

Diversity Matters: Recruiting Wisconsin’s Future Public Health Workforce is a 5-year project funded by the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program, a component of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The overall goal of this project is to increase the diversity of African American and Hispanic representation in Wisconsin’s public health workforce. Read more about Diversity Matters here.

Questions about the 2017 fair? Contact Ashley, Diversity Matters Project Lead .

Seeking nominations for 2017 Public Health Superheroes through May 1, 2017

Superhero’s are recognized for their contributions to public health, serve as role models for community members, and are willing to share their experiences related to public health with students.

The Advisory Group is seeking nominations for up to 5 community representatives from across Wisconsin with backgrounds or current careers in public health and are looking for a variety of disciplines, including health care, global health, public health nursing, mental health, nutrition, public health, epidemiology, and social services.

To nominate a superhero in your community, please fill out the form here.