According to Hunger Free Vermont, 14 percent of the state’s households are food-insecure—meaning that due to low financial resources, they lack access to enough food to fully meet basic needs at all times. Vikram Patel, a Schweitzer Fellow and Vermont Law School (VLS) student, has mobilized his peers to do something about it. Partnering with the Red Door Thrift Shop and local community leaders, … [Read more...] about Addressing Food Insecurity—and Promoting Social Responsibility: Five Questions for a Fellow with Vikram Patel
After earning her MPH from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Tiffany Covas spent two years focusing on HIV prevention services and sexual health education as the coordinator for Project STAY’s mobile health team in New York City. “I felt like this was making an impact on the epidemic because we were screening and educating people who didn’t often make it to a doctor—we often … [Read more...] about “Putting a Dent in the HIV Epidemic”: Five Questions for a Fellow with Tiffany Covas
In addition to being a Schweitzer Fellow for Life and the creator of the U.S. Schweitzer Fellows Programs, Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) President Lachlan Forrow, MD, is Director of Ethics and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Last year, he served as leading CME provider Pri-Med’s online expert on matters of ethics and professional responsibility (click here to read his … [Read more...] about Houston, Here We Come!