Skip to main content
Intellect

Rosemary Thackeray to give BYU devotional address Feb. 2

Rosemary Thackeray, an associate professor of public health at Brigham Young University’s College of Life Sciences, will be the speaker at the weekly devotional Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The BYU Broadcasting channels will air the devotional live. Rebroadcast and archive information will be available at byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu.

Thackeray serves as the co-chair of the social marketing special interest group for the Society for Public Health Education. She received her bachelor’s degree at Utah State University and then went on to receive a master’s degree in public health and a doctorate in health promotion and education from the University of Utah.

She is the recipient of the “Young Scholar Award” from BYU in 2008 and received the “Excellence in Research Award” in 2006 for her research in social marketing.

Before coming to BYU, Thackeray worked for the Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Health Education for nine years. She has also done consulting work with the March of Dimes, Utah Pregnancy Risk Lane, Utah Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program, Utah Department of Health and the American Lung Association.

For more information, contact Kay Johnson at (801) 422-2640.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

thackeray.jpg

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

400 million voting records show persistent gaps in voter turnout by race, age, and political affiliation

August 10, 2022
A new study from BYU and the University of Virginia analyzed 400 million voter records from elections in 2014 and 2016 and found that minority citizens, young people, and those who support the Democratic Party are much less likely to vote than whites, older citizens, and Republican Party supporters. Moreover, those in the former groups are also more likely to live in areas where their neighbors are less likely to vote.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU students design affordable water filtration device to help provide clean water in Pakistan

August 02, 2022
A group of BYU engineering students decided to use their expertise to help with water quality challenges in Pakistan. The team of capstone students designed a prototype for an affordable, easy-to-use water filtration device that could easily be sourced and built in the Asian country of 220 million.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Forum: Something about mental health

July 26, 2022
Carl L. Hanson, BYU professor of public health, delivered Tuesday's forum address on campus. He discussed how we can obtain optimal mental health by better understanding it ourselves and being willing to be an advocate for others who struggle with mental illness.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=