As members of the very first class of Indiana Schweitzer Fellows, Darby Chodakowski (far right) and Chelsea Kane (near right) have made their mark on their community—and their professional peers: they will present their Schweitzer service project at today’s Indiana Association of Residential Child Caring Agencies (IARCCA) annual conference. The two Schweitzer Fellows (both students at the … [Read more...] about Indiana Schweitzer Fellows Present at IARCCA Annual Conference
As a member of the inaugural class of Bay Area Schweitzer Fellows in 2007-8, Steven Lin—then a student at Stanford University School of Medicine—created a trailblazing and comprehensive Hepatitis B initiative at the Pacific Free Clinic in East San Jose in partnership with the Asian Liver Center at Stanford. Lin’s motivation for addressing Hepatitis B and its corollary, liver cancer—which … [Read more...] about For Asian American Immigrants in San Jose, Providing Lifesaving Hep B Care: Five Questions for a Fellow with Steven Lin
Several weeks ago, the Associated Press reported that many of America’s 1.5 million gay senior citizens struggle with discrimination and isolation: Experts say many gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender seniors fear discrimination, disrespect or worse by health care workers and residents of elder housing facilities — ultimately leading many back into the closet after years of being open. … Gays … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Symposium 1/25 – Aging With Pride: Older LGBT Health
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to formally announce the schedule of the Schweitzer Fellows for Life (FFL) Conference: Achieving Health Equity Together on October 29. "In total, 18 Fellows and Fellows for Life (Schweitzer program alumni) will be presenting this year – a record in FFL Conference history – in addition to other expert panelists and presenters," says ASF National … [Read more...] about FFL Conference Update: Schedule and Breakout Sessions Announced!
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