AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Community Day
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 06/2006
Chapter Meharry Medical College SOM
Project Coordinator Ingrid Montgomery
Summary of project Volunteers assessed blood pressure and bmi on people in the community, and disseminated information on blood pressure, stroke, and risk factors.

Content area Community and Public Health
Number of participants 8
Participant hours involved 12 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising It was advertised by email and at the community center; yes, it was effective.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions An improvement could have been to maybe offer more types of health assessments and maybe have more volunteers for these different areas.