TAKE A HEALTH PROFESSIONAL TO THE PEOPLE DAY 2018
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is a health promotion and educational event coordinated by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity (CHE) in partnership with five African American barbershops in Pittsburgh. It is a community-based program conducted in April during National Minority Health Month.
This year TADay will occur on Friday, April 20, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
All types of health professionals are needed—doctors (primary care and specialists), nurses, dentists, social workers, health educators, pharmacists, psychologists, nutritionists, health science students, and human service providers. The CHE encourages you to volunteer at least one hour of time at a barbershop to: 1) educate community members about ways to improve their health and prevent chronic disease; 2) provide health screenings (blood pressure, oral screening, HIV, blood sugar, etc.); and 3) distribute your health resources (health literature, research study flyers, freebies, etc.). Please join us!
Registration for TADay will close at noon on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Please Provide the Following Information:
What service will you provide on April 20th?
Are you bringing students?
If yes, how many students are participating?
Please select your FIRST choice shop:
The Natural Choice (baber shop in Oakland)
Big Tom’s Barber Shop (Hill District)
Bat’s Barber Shop (East Liberty)
Willie Tee’s Barber Shop (Homewood)
Wade’s Barber Shop (Homewood)
Time you are available at FIRST choice site (check all that apply):
11am-3pm (stay at the shop)
Please select your second choice:
The Natural Choice (Oakland)
Big Tom's Baber Shop (Hill District)
Bat's Barber Shop (East Liberty)
Willie Tee's Barber Shop (Homewood)
Wade's Barber Shop (Homewood)
Time you are available at second choice site (check all that apply)
11am-3pm (stay at this shop)
Do you have specific set-up needs?
CHE will do its best to match you with your choice(s). Please be flexible as we need to ensure adequate coverage at each shop. You will receive email confirmation of your shop and time selections by Wednesday April 18th.
How will participating in TADay benefit you/your organization? (check all that apply)
training for students
fulfills community outreach component
part of mission
cultural experience for students/staff
provides exposure to underserved population
How many years have you/your organization participated in TADay?
Are you interested in having a continuous presence in a shop throughout the year? If yes, please "Adopt a Shop" and answer the following:
How often would you like to be in the shop:
When would you like to start?
Service(s) you will provide:
By checking this box you agree not to hold the University of Pittsburgh or any of its affiliates responsible for any accidents or incidents, whether professional or personal, while voluntarily participating in the CHE TADay event.
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