Gerontology Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
Applications are now being accepted for the Gerontology Scholarship Award. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student interested in working with older adults and their families. Apply today.
School of Nursing Alumna Elected Delaware’s Next Lieutenant Governor
Dr. Bethany Hall Long, PhD Nursing ’93, was elected to the lieutenant governor position on November 8, with 59% of the vote. Read more.
Examining the Variation in Substate Vaccination Data Available at School Entry in the U.S.
In a new study, Erica Street, MPH ’16, Tony Yang of the Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Kathryn Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health, compile and examine substate-level data on vaccination rates in U.S. school-age children. Read more about the study.
Erica Street, MPH '16, Co-authors Report On Vaccinations In Kindergarteners
Erica Street, MPH '16, co-authored a report on vaccination coverage in kindergarteners in the United States for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about the report.
BSW Alumna Receives Phi Alpha Scholarship
Abigail (Lash) Ballew, BSW ’15, has been selected to receive a scholarship from Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society.
Three GCH Alumni Co-author New Study Examining Injuries in South American Adolescents
Naja Beck, Issra Arif, and Michelle Paumier, all 2016 MS in global health alumni, have published a paper examining adolescent injuries in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Uruguay. Read more about the paper.
HAP Alumna Passionate About Serving Older Adults
Lauren Schroth, BS ’16, felt inspired to enter the health care profession after spending time at the National Institutes of Health. An introduction to the world of senior housing administration by professor Andrew Carle and various work experiences in the field during the past four years helped guide her to discovering her passion for serving the elderly. Read more about Schroth's journey.
MPH Alumna Kelsey Mishkin Gardner Authors Op-Ed on Zika Virus and Pregnancy
Kelsey Mishkin Gardner, MPH '12, wrote an op-ed in USA Today about being pregnant and her concerns about the Zika virus. Read the op-ed.
MPH Alumna First-authors Study on Relationships Between Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Endometriosis
In a new study, Stephanie Campbell, MPH ’15, Masooma Raza of Eastern Virginia Medical School, and Anna Pollack, assistant professor of global and community health, explore if PFAS serve as endocrine disruptors and are associated with endometriosis. Read more about the study.
Nursing Alumna Named Gerontological Society of America Fellow
Nancy Falk, PhD, MBA, RN, a 2008 nursing PhD alumna, was named a 2016 fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). Read more about the recognition.