​​​​​​Children's Health Awareness Program in Schools

           making American schools healthy, one child at a time 

The George Washington University HealthBox Summit

The Children's Health Awareness Program in Schools partnered with the GWU American Medical Physiology Club (AMPC) and the GWU American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative for our 4th health conference!


When?  April 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where? Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases, this conference was held virtually on Zoom.

Our Goal

To provide a platform for diverse fields and sectors, weaving unique and different perspectives in our community, to find innovative solutions for the most pressing health issues today - such as childhood obesity, lung cancer, and artificial intelligence in healthcare

Our Objective

 To inspire the upcoming leaders in medicine, technology, education, legislation and business to come together to connect with existing leaders and each other to innovate healthcare solutions. We invited students of every major to learn more about their passions while becoming aware and informed about health epidemics.

What's In it For You?
 Expand your network, connect with mentors and leaders in a field that interests you, become empowered and educated leaders in the fight against the obesity epidemic and promote health. Be the change and be the bridge to tackle epidemics that plague our nation.


After the panel discussions, students engaged in a mini-hackathon. The ultimate goal of the hackathon was to choose a topic discussed by any one of the speakers, and develop a blueprint or a design (in a presentation or document form) of an app or a technological device, to find a solution for that issue and help advance the field. 

Certificates were given to the participants and the winners were eligible to win prizes including: 

Research internship with Senator Barbara Favola
Policy Internship with Senator Barbara Favola
Free personal training intro packages offered by the GWU