The Office of Health Promotion
Who We Are
The Office of Health Promotion is a team of health educators, graduate assistants, and a student group of Wellness Ambassadors. We seek to reach out beyond the walls of our clinic to encourage healthy lifestyle decisions.
What We Do
The Office of Health Promotion is here to assist USM students by providing programs and resources on a variety of health topics to educate students about risks of unhealthy choices and steps to living a healthier life.
- Provide educational presentations to academic classes, student organizations, residence life halls and Greek organizations
- Offer materials and educational tools for check-out to students for presentations
- Assess the health needs of the University of Southern Mississippi and implement programming to address these needs
- Encourage students to live healthier lifestyles by making healthy, attainable goals and decisions
We provide presentations, resources and educational materials on many health topics. The main topics of concerns we address include:
- Alcohol Misuse
- Stress Management
- Sexual Health
- Mental Health
- Women's Health
- Men's Health
The Office of Health Promotion at the University of Southern Mississippi is aimed towards promoting the mental and physical health of students through services that teach prevention and awareness of health concerns and empower students to make healthy lifestyle choices.
College students learning and making healthy choices to live a healthy lifestyle.
Tera Smith Riddick, PhD
Lisa Wright, MPH
Kayla Johnson, MS
Monday - Wed 8am-5pm
118 College Drive Box # 5066
Hattiesburg, MS 39406