Advocating for a healthy campus community has earned Mary Schmidt-Owens, UCF’s assistant director of Medical and Health Administration, recognition from Orange County.
The Orange County Health Department named Owens a “Public Health HERO” today as part of its celebration of National Public Health Week.
Owens, co-chair of the UCF Smoke-Free Steering Committee, was honored for her commitment in transforming UCF into a smoke-free campus.
The smoke-free policy will is scheduled to go into effect this fall.
For information about the campaign, go to https://smokefree.sdes.ucf.edu/.