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
Alice Fiddian-Green recently co-authored an article published in the academic journal Health Communication. The doctoral candidate based it on findings from the project Let’s Talk About Sex: Digital Storytelling for Puerto Rican Latina Youth.
Gloria DiFulvio will lead a team of UMass Amherst researchers collaborating with the MA Department of Public Health on a grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration evaluating efforts to reduce suicide among young people in the state.