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
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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.
The Graduate School recently awarded doctoral candidate Alice Fiddian-Green the Joseph L. Boscov Fellowship. She plans to use the fellowship to support her dissertation, which will use digital storytelling techniques in a local methadone clinic.