Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

advises Student Health Service (SHS) so that we can better respond to the needs of our students and our campus community.

All UCSB students are invited to attend.


SHAC MEETINGS ARE SCHEDULED:

When? October 9th AND November 6th
Time?  5:30 -6:30pm (it's ok to show up late/leave early if you need to)
Where? Student Health Conference Room.
Who? ALL UCSB STUDENTS ARE WELCOME.
RSVP: Please email erycah.taylor@sa.ucsb.edu  with your name, perm #, and which department you work for (if applicable).
FREE pizza!!!


The specific functions of SHAC are to:

  • Create an organized dialogue between students and administration about student health needs
  • Provide program and service advice/consultation.
  • Advise SHS regarding insurance  and student impact.
  • Identify educational/informational needs of students.
  • Address barriers related to seeking care and provide user feedback around accessibility and ease of use.
  • Assess emerging student issues and keep SHS connected to student life and campus.
  • Give campus administrators planning advice given student needs and budget constraints.
  • Assess perception of SHS services.
  • Provide student input through additional channels such as hiring and other SHS committees.

Questions about SHAC?
erycah.taylor@sa.ucsb.edu

Staff Members:

- Mary Ferris, Executive Director, Student Health
- Ali Javanbakht, Medical Director, Student Health
- Betsy Malear, Asst. Director, Student Health Promotion
- Erycah Taylor, Health Marketing Assistant, Student Health