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
Krishna Poudel's research with the Positive Living with HIV (POLH) study cohort has produced a wealth of findings on the struggles of HIV-positive individuals in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Associate Professor Lisa Wexler has received a $700,000 grant from the NIH’s National Institutes of Mental Health to develop a system of culturally-responsive public health intervention strategies to reduce youth suicidal behavior and bolster protective factors in tribal communities.