Odessa Chambliss Center Programs

Programs offered at The Odessa Chambliss Center for Health Equity include:

  • Quit Smoking Now (smoking cessation).
  • Baby & Me Tobacco Free (smoking cessation among pregnant women).
  • Weight Watchers Program.
  • Healthy Life Weight Management Program.
  • Diabetes Prevention.
  • Diabetes Management.
  • Annual Summer Weight Loss Challenge.
  • Blood Pressure Clinic in collaboration with School of Nursing.
  • Community Counseling Center in collaboration with Counseling Graduate Programs.
  • Personal Health Assessments with Biometrics.

Center for Health Equity Programs

The Odessa Chambliss Center for Health Equity programs include:

Wildcat Wellness to address physical exercise, nutrition and tobacco cessation on B-CU campus. Funded by The Florida Department of Health.

Community Health Workers (CHW) collaboration with University of Florida( UF), Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University (FAMU) to train CHWs in three counties ( Alachua, Gadsden, and Volusia) . CHW intervention is designed to use the evidence based Health Smart Behaviors program to improve nutrition and encourage physical activity.

Clinical site for students to develop educational programs according to the national health promotion calendar. For example during October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, senior nursing students in community health conduct seminars for B-CU family as well as the surrounding community.

Today I Chose to Live annual health fair to address mens health issues originally co-sponsored by former State Senator Anthony Tony Hill, now it is a collaboration with Shriners Ancient City Temple #63.

Partner Coach with Volusia County Health Department in Action Communities for Health, Innovation and Environmental Change (ACHIEVE) Daytona which is designed to formulate policies to improve the health of the citizens who reside in the 32114 zip code.

Member of the Volusia County Health Department Steering
Committee Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACE-EH) Project, a grass roots effort to identify local community environmental public health problems and generate solutions to those problems.