Panthers Promoting Healthy Decisions
What Is A Panther PhD
Panthers Promoting Healthy Decisions or The Panther PhDs is a peer lead organization of students who become Certified Peer Educators NASPA’s Bacchus Initiatives and PVAMU’s Health Services. Its members are comprised of students on campus who take on a role of peer educators to educate the student body, campus and community on making healthier decisions. We do this by conducting education through interaction which means most of the education that is done by the peer educators is hands on. We educate on topics such as Alcohol Awareness, STI/HIV Awareness, Nutrition, Stress, Hypertension and Tobacco Education. The Panther PhDs practice confidentiality, integrity and trustworthiness when dealing with the said topics. The Panther PhDs are apart of PVAMU’s Health Services, which fall under Health Education & Health Promotion. We attend yearly trainings and conferences to better service our community and we aim to make sure that we promote the safest practices when matriculating thru ones college career.
What We Do
The goal of the Panther PhDs is to increase healthier decisions being made in our community. The way we accomplish this goal is through workshops, seminars, training, in class presentations, panel discussions as well as setting up informational booths in local areas of campus. Prevention through education is the key to creating healthy behaviors and we look to help all who are in need.
Looking to get tested well your in luck we offer confidential testing in the health center as a service for our students. Bring your friend, partner, etc.
HIV & STI Testing are FREE, Condoms are FREE
Every Monday – Thursday from 2pm – 4:00pm
Owens Franklin Health Center
Are you interested and helping others? Panther PhDs has a place for you. Join our team and become a Certified Peer Educator Click the link below and fill out the application and submit it to the Owens-Franklin Health Center.
Need Materials for presentations, programs, workshops, etc. Come check us out and see what we have to offer. Click Here to fill out the Panther PhD Materials Request Form.
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