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LeDroit Park Health Fair

LeDroit Park Health Fair

LeDroit Park Health Fair was a joint effort among the HU Community Association, the Office of Off-campus Housing and Community Engagement, and HU Hospital. The event took place on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the LeDroit Park Senior Public Housing Complex. About 1/3 of the residents attended the fair. There were numerous free screenings available to the residents, courtesy of health sciences students and residents. The screenings included vision, hearing, dental, blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index. The health fair also had healthy snacks available, including treats from Panera Bread provided by Yahweh Outreach International.

To learn more about the event at calendar.howard.edu/event/5611/ledroit-park-health-fair

  1. HU Speech and Language Pathology Students

    HU Speech and Language Pathology Students

  2. Coordinators of the LeDroit Park Senior Complex Health Fair

    The Coordinators

    Coordinators of the LeDroit Park Senior Complex Health Fair: (L to R) Dr. Fatima Barnes (Exec. Dir. of Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library) Ms. Cynthia Livingston (Dir. Of HU Hospital Community Services) Dr. Valarie Turner (Dir. Of HU Off-Campus Housing & Community Engagement) Ms. Jacqueline Hargraves (LeDroit Park Senior Complex Resident Council President) Ms. Maybelle Bennett (Dir. Of HU Community Association)

  3. Ophthalmology student assists resident with vision screening

    Vision Screening

    Ophthalmology Student Assists Resident with Vision Screening

  4. Resident having his blood sugar tested

    Resident having his blood sugar tested

  5. Bethany Anderson explaining the services available at HU Hospital

    Bethany Anderson explaining the services

    Bethany Anderson (HU Hospital Injury Prevention Coordinator) explaining the services available at Howard University Hospital

  6. Coordinators of the LeDroit Park Senior Complex Health Fair

    The Coordinators

    Coordinators of the LeDroit Park Senior Complex Health Fair (L to R) Ms. Yvette Lee (Manager of LeDroit Park Senior Housing Complex) Ms. Maybelle Bennett (Dir. Of HU Community Association) Ms. Jacqueline Hargraves (LeDroit Park Senior Complex Resident Council President)

  7. Hearing and Speech Pathology students conduct hearing test.

    Hearing Test

    Hearing and Speech Pathology students conduct hearing test on a resident.

  8. Residents receiving screenings and health information

    Residents receiving screenings and health information

    Residents receiving screenings and health information at the Health Fair in the LeDroit Park Senior Complex Community Room.

  9.  Dr. Fatima Barnes Explaining BMI

    Dr. Fatima Barnes Explaining BMI

    (foreground) Dr. Fatima Barnes (Exec. Dir. of Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library) explaining results of a body mass index screening to a resident. (background) Ophthalmology students conducting vision screenings.

  10. Blood Pressure Test

    Blood Pressure Test

    A resident having his blood pressure tested.

  11. Coordinators with Student Employee

    Coordinators with Student Employee

    Coordinators of the LeDroit Park Senior Complex Health Fair: (L to R) Ms. Maybelle Bennett (Dir. HU Community Association) Ms. Sheena Davis (HU Community Association Assistant) Ms. Danielle King (HU student employee)

  12. Student Employees with Dr. Valarie Turner

    Student Employees with Dr. Valarie Turner

    (L to R) Ms. Danielle King (HU student employee) Dr. Valarie Turner (Dir. Of HU Off-Campus Housing & Community Engagement) Ms. Jazmine Similien (HU student employee)