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Tulane University Peer Health Educators (TUPHEs)

Tulane University Peer Health Educators (TUPHEs) are a diverse group of Tulane students who are committed to enhancing their own health and the health of the Tulane community. The purpose of the program is to advocate for and promote healthy choices, personal well-being, and community safety. Through leadership, education, and awareness peer educators provide quality, innovative, and inclusive workshops, services, and events to meet the health needs of Tulane students. Every TUPHE is a Bacchus Network Certified Peer Health Educator with training in all of The Well's content areas.

2020-2021 Leadership Team

La' Tesha Hinton – TUPHE Advisor

Brigid Bendig - TUPHE Coordinator

Benton Meldrum - Operations Coordinator

Brynn Gwartzman - Peer Residential Liaison Coordinator

Celeste Pinto - Health Wave Coordinator

Jace Eaton - Training & Workshop Coordinator

Julia Bergman - Events Coordinator

Magnus Dalier – MENtality Coordinator

Sydney Brown - Membership Coordinator

Sydney Sheffield - Communications Coordinator

Adam Mathura - Communications Coordinator

Become a TUPHE

Recruitment for TUPHEs typically begins in the fall semester. All new applications submitted will be considered for the new recruitment period.

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  • Attend all mandatory trainings and biweekly meetings.

  • Complete the Certified Peer Health Education (CPHE) course and pass the BACCHUS exam.

  • Volunteer for The Well educational workshops and events (you are expected to help at 50% of campus events/workshops/services sponsored by The Well and at least one educational workshop).

Benefits of Being a TUPHE

  • Expanded support system

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Practical work experience

  • Internship opportunities

  • Exposure to the culture of public health and health policy on a college campus

  • Increase knowledge and/or skills in the following:

    • Public Speaking

    • Presentation skills

    • Health knowledge and cultural competency

To learn more, email whp@tulane.edu.