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Our Mission

The mission of the Health Promotion department is to foster a campus community that encourages positive health behaviors supportive of UC Merced students' academic success and well-being during their collegiate experience.  This is achieved by using available data and following a primary prevention philosophy in our efforts to provide health education, train student leaders, advocate for change and promote health equity.


Our Approach

The Health Promotion Department at UC Merced uses the Spectrum of Prevention to guide our efforts in promoting the well-being of our students. The chart below provides examples of department initiatives at different levels of the Spectrum of Prevention.

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