[vimeo 49633130 w=500 h=375] Schweitzer Fellow Extends Reach to Boston's Homeless from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. Naira Arellano is working to prevent Spanish-speaking homeless individuals in Boston from falling through the cracks. As one of this year's 15 Boston Schweitzer Fellows, the MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing student is serving as a bilingual patient advocate at the … [Read more...] about Providing ‘An Extra Ounce of Support’ for Spanish-Speaking Homeless Patients
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As a Schweitzer Fellow and a student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing, Katie Seamon is addressing the challenges of adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in Chelsea, Massachusetts by developing a class on infant health and well being for young mothers at Roca. (She is incorporating the class into Roca and Americorps’ Youth STAR program, which trains young people to become … [Read more...] about Educating and Empowering Young Mothers: Five Questions for a Fellow with Katie Seamon
On October 28th and 29th in Boston, MA, over 200 people with a commitment to improving the health and well-being of all people gathered for The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)’s 5th Annual Fellows for Life Conference: Achieving Health Equity Together. With a thought-provoking keynote speech from interprofessional education champion George E. Thibault, MD; a stirring plenary session from health … [Read more...] about Achieving Health Equity Together: 2011 Schweitzer Conference Recap
November is American Diabetes Month—and with the Thanksgiving holiday just a few days away, Schweitzer Fellow Ricardo Sedan is taking action to teach healthy cooking at a time when most people eat high-fat, high-calorie meals. Sedan, whose Fellowship is supported in part by a grant from Novo Nordisk aimed at preventing and controlling diabetes in at-risk populations, has spent his Fellowship year … [Read more...] about During American Diabetes Month, A Healthy Thanksgiving Feast
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!