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Bill Evans Mad Hatter Run - Join Us !

Bill Evans Madhatter Run

Come join us on October 11, 2014 at 9am for the 2 mile Bill Evans Mad Hatter Run!

The purpose of this walk is to celebrate the life of Bill Evans. The goal of the run is to raise scholarship money for a deserving student in public health who will carry on Bill's vision for health and wellness.

This event is a fun run for people of all ages. It will start at the Mad Hatter at 9am on Saturday morning, 10/11. Wear your craziest, coolest, biggest hat and when you have finished the run the whole family can enjoy the festivities going on at the Mad Hatter.

There will be a bounce house, a hat contest with prizes, race awards, great music, post race food, and FUN!

You can read more about Bill and get more information, directions, or learn how to register.


The mission of the Department of Public Health Education is to promote health by supporting the learning, decision-making and capacity of individuals, groups, and communities. In collaboration with Piedmont Triad Community organizations, the Department prepares professional health educators and advances public health practice and knowledge.

The Department of Public Health Education is one of five departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS). PHE offers:

News and Events

  • January 2014: Dr. Sharon Morrision is featured on a WFMY News 2 story promoting the flu vaccination and infection control
  • October 2013:North Carolina Now is airing the Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness' piece on Tuesday October 22nd at 7:30pm on UNC-TV. The network airs statewide and in Southern Virginia and Northern South Carolina. A web video will be active on YouTube on Tuesday evening and the entire the NC Now episode will be found on
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  • June 2013: Bill Evans' new book, "The Valleys of Ivory," has been published Read More...
  • May 2013 : News and Record explores the story of Louise Vincent, a Public Health Education major who overcame addiction and was successful with the help of Dr. Bob Strack. Read More...
  • April 2013 : Paul Chelimo, a student in Community Health Education, has been named the Southern Conference Men's Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week. Read more...
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