Health care nerds everywhere are headed to New Orleans for the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting and expo. Organizers are encouraging attendees to “Network like a boss!” Get started by coming to the happy hour hosted by our New Orleans chapter on Monday, Nov. 17 at The American Spector, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans from 4-7pm. Come meet Fellows and Fellows for Life attending the … [Read more...] about Network like a boss in NOLA!
On Saturday, Nov. 1, students from University of North Carolina’s School of Dentistry and School of Medicine will present “Prevention Through Education,” a children’s dental health program geared toward newly arrived refugees and immigrants living in Oak Creek Village on Garrett Rd. in Durham. The event takes place from 9:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Vintage Church, 4310 Garrett Rd., Durham. The residents … [Read more...] about Prevention Through Education
In the past few weeks, you may have seen Dr. Irwin Redlener offering a calm, reasoned perspective on the Ebola virus to CNN viewers, in the New York Times, and a host of other media outlets. Dr. Redlener is an expert on disaster preparedness, an advisor to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on emergency planning, and a pediatrician who has practiced in some of the most impoverished and chaotic … [Read more...] about Our conference keynote speaker is an expert on disaster planning and will talk about what we can learn from the Ebola crisis
The New Orleans Schweitzer Fellows Program is excitedly gearing up for its first collaboration with Whole Foods Arabella Station. The organic grocer is hosting a “First Thursday” fundraiser to benefit our New Orleans chapter on Oct. 23 from 5 – 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund Fellows’ service projects, which effectively means the money is going right back into the communities … [Read more...] about Food and Fellowship