Community Health Education enables people to gain control over the social, political, and personal conditions that affect their health. Community health educators are on the frontlines of this nation’s efforts to reduce health disparities and improve quality of life.
Community Health Education
in the spotlight
Lizbeth Del Toro-Mejias, a doctoral student in the Community Health Education program, has received a two year, $40,504 award from the NIH under the Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research Program.
Community Health Education faculty members Krishna Poudel and David Buchanan recently published the results of a study on community-based HIV risk reduction intervention program in Nepal. The article appears in the June issue of AIDS Education and Prevention.