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The student health insurance compliance deadline is Wednesday, August 15, 2018. All new and returning students who are degree-seeking or in J-1 status must take action. Read more about health insurance requirements.

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.

Workshops and Outreach

2018-2019 Leadership Team

Melanie Joseph – TUPHE Coordinator
Celeste Pinto – Health Wave Coordinator
Jenna Bates – Operations Coordinator
Jeresun Atkin – Events Coordinator
Nicholas Kummer – Workshop Coordinator
Reagan George – Membership Coordinator

TUPHEs

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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Expectations

  • 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.