Health Worker Program

Health Worker Program logo

Two female Health Workers smiling next to a bulletin board that says "health worker"

The Health Worker Program promotes healthy personal and residential community practices, including self-care, risk management and use of health care services.

Health Workers are student peer educators who live in the residence halls, fraternities, sororities and International House and provide the following services on-site:

Community Health EducationHealth Workers tabling for Sugar Saavy event

  • Prepare weekly Health Tips, which are one-page fliers about pertinent college health issues - see a sample Health Tip
  • Coordinate community-wide education activities on topics such as stress management, fitness, eating, sleep, and relationships
  • Use other community-based media , e.g. bulletin boards, email, social media, and word of mouth

Individual Health Education

  • Offer students individual advising, resources and referrals as a knowledgeable and non-judgemental peer
  • Provide resources and consultation to living center leaders around health programs and situations

Tang Center Liaison

Picture of Health Worker training

  • Provide up-to-date information about Tang Center programs and services
  • Participate in Hall Association/Council Meetings to inform and stimulate awareness and action within the community
  • Meet with Tang Center and living center staff to collaborate on health-related needs and trends


Health Worker Campaigns

See some of the special projects that the health workers have worked on!

Gratitude Challenge

Gratitude is a powerful tool! We asked some Tang Center staff and student Health Workers to call someone they were grateful for and tell them why. Get your tissues handy for these emotional and uplifting stories! 

Call to Gratitude - Tang Student Edition

Call to Gratitude - Tang Staff Edition

Time's Up Bears 

Stand Up to Sexual Harassment Campaign by the Health Workers

Time's Up Bears - Stand Up To Sexual Harassment

Time's Up Bears Resource

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