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Center for Solutions Through Research in Diet & Exercise

Special Projects

Health Ambassadors

Health Ambassadors at a cooking classThe Health Ambassadors program is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of San Luis Obispo community members by fostering campus-community outreach efforts and promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors. Students collaborate to develop sustainable educational programs targeted to all populations.

By creating and delivering presentations in local classrooms, health fairs and community settings, Health Ambassadors take a proactive and integrated approach in teaching various aspects of healthy living. 

The Health Ambassadors class (KINE 290-01) is certified as a Service Learning Class through Student Life and Leadership at Cal Poly. 

Current Activities

This is an exciting time for Health Ambassadors. They participate in a broad range of outreach events such as the Vegetable of the Month program at Pacheco Elementary School and Pink and Dude Chefs.

How to Get Involved

Students looking to get involved may contact Polina Zhuzhina at stridehealthambassadors@calpoly.edu.

Contact Info

Photo Name Position Email Phone
Polina Zhuzhina Instructor pzhuzhin@calpoly.edu 805-756-2195
Jacqueline Chen Program Coordinator jchen157@calpoly.edu 805-756-2195


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