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2016 American Heart Association Student Scholarships Available

March 3, 2016 | In Students

2016 AHA SCIENTIFIC COUNCILS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Scientific Councils of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association want to stimulate interest, knowledge, and investigative work by students in medicine, nursing, public health, nutrition, and other allied health disciplines to conduct research projects related to cardiovascular disease, stroke, and basic sciences early on in the course of pre-doctoral training.

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Devane-Johnson to Present Poster at 37th Annual Minority Health Conference

February 19, 2016 | In Research, Students

Congratulations to Stephanie Devane-Johnson, who has had a poster accepted for UNC’s 37th Annual Minority Health Conference to be held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on February 26, 2016. Her poster is based on her doctoral dissertation and is titled: “Shifting the Gaze of African American Infant Feeding to a Cultural and Socio-Historical Lens.”

 


Local Service Opportunities—We Need Your Help!

February 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Global Health, Service, Staff, Students

For the month of February, please help us collect vitamins, over the counter meds, children’s book bags and $$ for Latino health!

Our Nursing Service Learning course 609.001 is working on improving migrant Latino health in our area and  in Nicaragua over spring break (March 11-21). In Nicaragua we will be doing children’s health screenings at Casa Bernabe Orphanage along with outreach to poor under-resourced clinics such as the Clinica Neuva Vida that provides health care to families.

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