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UCR Healthy Campus strives to promote health and prevent disease and disability through regular preventive care and education, as well as increasing knowledge of and utilization of preventive healthcare services and resources on and off campus.

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  • Increase opportunities to initiate, protect, promote and maintain health and well-being through regular preventive care and education
  • Increase knowledge of and utilization of preventive healthcare services and resources on and off campus
  • Increase knowledge of and rate of appropriate immunizations among students, staff and faculty
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UCR Wellness Map
UCR Wellness Map

The UCR Wellness Map highlights assets on campus that are related to health and well-being. To locate these health and well-being assets, please view the UCR Wellness Map.

Preventative Health - Be Well: Wellness Express
Wellness Express

The “Wellness Express” vending machine, spearheaded by the student group, Planned Parenthood Generation Action provides convenient contraceptives and other sexual health items at low cost to the campus community. The machine is located in the Student Recreation Center-North and only accepts cash.

Preventative Health - Be Well: Empowerment Coloring Book
Empowerment Coloring Books & Zine

The Healthy Campus Project Grants team has awarded a grant for the “Empowerment Coloring Books and Zine” project. This UCR student-initiated project has designed coloring books to provide UCR faculty, staff and students with messages of empowerment, self-care and support.

The purpose of these coloring books is to contribute towards a campus cultural shift of support, self-acceptance and de-stigmatization of topics like mental health and sexual violence.

Diabetes Prevention Program


The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a 1-year lifestyle change program based on research led by the National Institutes of Health.  DPP is designed for non-diabetic, overweight individuals ages 18 and older who have pre-diabetes or are at risk for type 2 diabetes.  This program provides education, encouragement, and the tools necessary to help individuals reach their health goals. For more information about the DPP, please visit the Diabetes Prevention Program webpage.
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Masoumeh Ghaffari

Masoumeh Ghaffari, MD
Faculty Co-Lead

Assistant Clinical Professor
Health Sciences, School of Medicine

Tilak Patel

Tilak Patel
Staff Co-Lead

Finance and Administrative Fellow
School of Medicine

Maria Luna

Maria Luna
Staff Co-Lead

Undergraduate Education
School of Medicine