Jeffrey Jackson and Amanda Kilburn Kerns are thinking big. By focusing on the critical link between an expectant mother’s oral health and the pre- and post-natal health of her child, the two Schweitzer Fellows and University of North Carolina School of Dentistry students are building bridges between their local dental and medical communities. In partnership with the University of North … [Read more...] about “A Systems Change for Collaboration Between the Dental and Medical Communities”
With next year marking the centennial celebration of Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s iconic hospital in Africa, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of its 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows. These 243 multidisciplinary graduate students at 12 ASF program sites throughout the U.S. will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows!
Kenneth Russell enjoyed his time in corporate America working for Intel and NASA—but something was missing. So he made a mid-career U-turn, building on his desire to improve the health of underserved people and enrolling as a nursing student at Samuel Merritt University. Now, as a Bay Area Schweitzer Fellow, Russell—who will complete his Master of Science in Nursing-Case Management this May—is … [Read more...] about From NASA to Nursing: Five Questions for a Fellow with Kenneth Russell
Last Thursday, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) President Lachlan Forrow, MD met with Flavien Nziengui-Nzoundou (the Minister of Health for Gabon, Africa) to discuss current and future collaboration—and lay groundwork for the 2013 Centennial celebration of Albert Schweitzer’s founding of his iconic hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, Africa. In addition to supporting 250 Schweitzer Fellows … [Read more...] about With the Schweitzer Hospital’s Centennial Approaching, Gabon’s Minister of Health Meets with ASF President Lachlan Forrow
To download a PDF version of this press release that includes a full listing of the newly-selected 2011-12 Schweitzer Fellows, click here. The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of its 2011-12 Schweitzer Fellows—265 multidisciplinary graduate students who will spend the next year addressing health disparities and developing lifelong leadership skills at 13 … [Read more...] about ASF Names 2011-12 Schweitzer Fellows