AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Super Size Me
Project type(s) Other
Date completed 11/2005
Chapter David Geffen SOM at UCLA
Project Coordinator Jessica Holly and Bridget Hartman
Summary of project We put on a showing of the documentary "Super Size Me" and projected it onto a large screen in our student lounge. We also served yummie, healthy snacks.

Content area Obesity
Number of participants 15
Participant hours involved 30 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $50
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Through email and class announcements. We got a tons of RSVPs but only about half showed up.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions As always, do plenty of advertising.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments This was a fun project and people really enjoyed the movie. This is a good way to raise awareness of the obesity problem in America.