Over the past two weeks, we've rolled out official announcements about the selection of 2011-12 Schweitzer Fellows at many of our program sites. Though there are still more official announcements on their way (about our Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Lambarene Schweitzer Fellows Programs), here's a roundup of selection coverage to date. We hope it leaves you as excited as we are about the work these … [Read more...] about Everyone’s Excited About Our New Schweitzer Fellows!
5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown
When she was growing up, Suzannah Luft’s parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents instilled in her a deep appreciation for all things creative: “In my family, the value of art is unquestioned and revered, and I treasure that belief,” Luft says. Flash-forward to the present: Luft is a Schweitzer Fellow and a student at Dartmouth Medical School -- and she’s partnering with AVA Gallery and Art … [Read more...] about For People With Special Needs, Art’s Healing Power: Five Questions for a Fellow with Suzannah Luft
Over nearly two decades, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) has selected and supported over 2,000 Schweitzer Fellows – exceptional graduate and professional school students who have delivered more than 400,000 hours of health-focused community service to people in need. This month, the Indiana Schweitzer Fellows Program becomes the thirteenth and newest U.S. Schweitzer Fellows program site … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellowship Launches New Program Site in Indiana
A multi-year, $669,784 grant will fund the implementation of the Schweitzer Fellowship’s 5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown, a childhood obesity prevention program, in the Bay Area, CA; Columbus, OH; Indiana; and New Hampshire. “Our hope is that through the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown, we will have an immediate impact on the health of underserved children and families—but that also, in the … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellowship Receives $669,784 Anthem Grant to Combat Childhood Obesity