Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Chiropractic Section World Spine Day Contest

Did you know that October is National Spinal Health month and October 16 is World Spine Day?

UWS and the Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) chiropractic section are teaming up to help bring awareness to the cause.

Students, here is your chance to get creative! For your chance to win a free year of membership to the OPHA, come up with an awesome activity to celebrate spinal health. Whether it’s stretching on the lawn, a dance party or something else entirely, we want to celebrate with you! A panel of UWS faculty and administration will choose a winner on World Spine Day.

Contest Rules

  • Form a team of two or go solo
  • Get creative and come up with a simple activity that can be implemented easily and carried forward into your clinical practice
  • Winner(s) will get a year membership to the OPHA

Winners will be notified on October 16 (World Spine Day).

Submission - World Spine Day

  • Submissions can be made individually or in groups of two.
  • Who is your intended audience? How does your activity impact their awareness of their spine?
  • Extension cords? Scanning equipment? Plates? Trash cans?
  • What specific language would you use to publicize your activity? How would you advertise? Flyers? Social media?
  • How much would your activity cost to produce? How many volunteers are needed before, during and after to staff the event? How would your activity be setup and cleaned up?