DHPE Internship Program convened site visits in Fresno, CA. For the past 10 years, DHPE has placed undergraduate and graduate public health majors at internship sites in the San Joaquin Valley region of California. Ruchia Kuar, a CSU Fresno undergraduate community health major, is placed at the American Lung Association in Fresno. Ruchia’s internship project focuses on fostering policy and environmental change to promote a smoke-free Fresno.
Ruchia Kaur (left) and Melanie Ruvalcaba, program manager at American Lung Association Fresno, pose with Buttie, an oversize cigarette costume, used at event to promote a smoke free living.