The Thomas Jefferson Award honors a member of the Emory faculty or staff who has significantly enriched the intellectual and civic life of the Emory community. In addition to providing hands-on care and enlisting the support of other area providers to meet the needs of the underserved, Moore has written grants and helped fundraise millions of dollars to support community programs.
The BAYADA Award for Technological Innovation in Health Care Education and Practice recognizes health care providers who have made significant contributions to education or practice through the development or adoption of new technologies. The Bayada Judges have deemed that the Pedia BP®, as a novel smartphone application to assess pediatric high blood pressure that has and will continue to have a broad impact upon healthcare and patient outcomes. She will receive her award on April 24th at Drexel University.
David Reznik has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Running around the school yard during recess used to leave Eugene Pennington wheezing. The third-grader at KIPP Harmony Academy in North Baltimore has asthma, a condition that can make it difficult for him to breathe when he plays football or baseball.
You’ve heard of food deserts — often low-income neighborhoods that are more than a mile from a grocery store. Now another service desert is on the rise in these same neighborhoods: pharmacy deserts. As pharmacies slowly begin to close down on Chicago’s South and West sides, residents are finding it harder to access needed medication.
The Clinical Scholars Program and Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) sponsored an afternoon Poverty Simulation session on January 24 followed by a full-day training for facilitators on January 25. In addition to Clinical Scholars and CHER staff, the events were attended by RWJF staff and RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars. Training was provided by the Missouri Community Action Network and is intended to be used with different audiences to enhance understanding of the stigmas and social components of poverty.