ASHLine is the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline and helps people in Arizona quit using tobacco for free. It offers a helpline to get started, free coaching, free medication, and resource to help people quit. With ASHLine located across the hall from the Collaboratory, the proximity has been especially helpful for facilitating partnerships between tobacco research faculty and ASHLine staff.
The University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will offer a series of week-long summer camps for children ages 7-10 designed to share public health messaging and will include fun interactive activities in:
Team Building / Friendship
- Sun Safety
- Tobacco Prevention
- Nutrition / Physical Activity
- Germ Safety
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has partnered with the Behavioral Measurement and Interventions Shared Resource to train University of Arizona interns to sample The Emergency Food Assistant Program (TEFAP) boxes to analyze their nutritional value. These data will inform upon the Food Bank's nutrition initiatives.
"Fighting for truth, justice and fitness for all"
Formerly the Family Fitness Festival, this event will take place on April 28th, 2018 on the University of Arizona Mall. This community centered and free event focuses on physical fitness, nutrition and fun. You can bring out your inner superhero while you complete a series of adventures wearing your superhero cape that will be provided to the first 500 participants! Click here to register!
The Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention (NACP) is a collaboration between Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona Cancer Center, funded through the National Cancer Institute.
The mission is to alleviate the unequal burden of cancer among Native Americans of the Southwest through research, training and community outreach programs in collaboration with the communities we serve.
The Restoring Balance in Indian Country program is a physical activity intervention among Native American cancer survivors. The physical activity intervention was designed based on information gathered from Navajo cancer survivors in focus groups and interviews related to physical activity preferences, barriers, and needs. It also follows the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for physical activity in cancer survivorship.
“Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud-Committed to Your Health”, is a program within the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health developed to foster community-engaged research collaborations, service, and education to advance health equity. Our mission is to reduce health disparities faced by the Hispanic community in Southern Arizona.