Commitment to Action

HealthCorps: Educating the Student Body at 100 Schools

Commitment by

HealthCorps

In 2011, HealthCorps committed to implementing its in-school health education and peer mentoring program in up to 100 high schools in the 2012-2013 academic year.In 2004, Dr. Mehmet Oz launchedHealthCorps, an in-school health education and peer mentoring program to help address the youth obesity crisis in the United States. In 2011, HealthCorps committed to implementing its program in up to 100 high schools in the 2012-2013 academic year.This scale will allow 100 HealthCorps Coordinators to reach more than 60,000 students directly and more than 250,000 community members nationwide.

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Commitment

HealthCorps: Educating the Student Body at 100 Schools

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

4 years

Estimated Total Value

$27,200,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

HealthCorps

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Green Schools National Network, Yoga Across America, National Institutes of Health, Desert Healthcare District, Albert Einstein/Montefiore Hospital--Global Women’s Health, Samueli Institute, National Cancer Institute, SHAPE America, The Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center, The California Endowment, The Hawn Foundation