- Peer Education
- Nutrition Services
- Social Norms Marketing
- Tobacco Cessation
- UVa Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns
- Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Office of Health Promotion Mission
Foster healthy student communities to achieve optimal health and wellness
- Collaborate with students, faculty, staff, and external partners
- Employ evidence-informed practices
- Positive, Inclusive, and Empowering (PIE) interventions
- Utilize peers as educators
- Address the three prevention populations (universal, targeted, and indicated)
Health Promotion Services
Health promotion and education services are also pre-paid as part of tuition and fees. Services include educational materials, health consulting visits, special events, outreach presentations, and patient education, along with information and referral services. All of these health promotion services are provided by either professional staff or specially trained students called Peer Health Educators.
Professional staff along with Peer Health Educators and ADAPT provide University and community outreach presentations on a variety of health and wellness related issues.
Professional staff along with Peer Health Educators provide education sessions for patients prior to the receipt of gynecological and medical evaluation, and regarding other health issues.
Professional staff provide educational and information services to the University community, state and national health organizations. Additionally, the staff and Peer Educators plan and promote a variety of events focused on student education and interaction each year. The "4th Year 5K" Run/Walk is coordinated through our office.
Brochures are available on a wide array of health topics.
Professional, trained staff in the Office of Health Promotion offer consultation appointments for students related to the issues of nutrition, STDs, smoking cessation, and body image. To make an appointment call 924-1509.