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Congrats! Janae Alexander for receiving SOPHE 2021dX - Graduate Student Research Paper Award

Janae Alexander received the SOPHE 2021 Graduate Student Research Paper Award recipient. The award is designed to foster quality graduate student research and provide a mechanism to recognize outstanding graduate students for creative and innovative research.  Ms. Alexander’s abstract, “Association between Marijuana use and the prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus,” was nominated for consideration. The abstract was selected for this award based on the review committee...
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Welcome Brittney Marschall to TCHER

Brittney Marschall is a Community Health intern at TCHER. She has been on Dean's Honor Roll student by the College of Education and Human Development, Spring 2020. Brittney’s goal is to work in the medical sales industry.
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Congratulations Ms. Idoko

Ms. Idoko was selected to receive the Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Texas A&M University’s Office of Graduate and Professional Studies recently awarded dissertation fellowships as part of their Dissertation Fellowship Program. Developed in Fall 2011 by the Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies, Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, the Dissertation Fellowship supports doctoral students in the late stages of degree program completi...
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Congratulations Dr. Wigfall

Dr. Lisa T. Wigfall has started her new position at MD Anderson Cancer Center as the Associate Director for the Cancer Prevention Research Program. She will co-director the CPRIT Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention Program. Congratulations on your new endeavor; you will be missed.
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Congratulations Ms. Alexander

Ms. Alexander was elected to the Society of Public Health Education Board of Trustees. As a student trustee, Ms. Alexander will lay a significant role in advancing the health education profession. The student trustee is a one-year term position.  Congratulations Janae!!!!!
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Former TCHER Intern, Nia White Has a New Position

Nia White, former spring 2020 TCHER intern, works as the COVID-19 Case Investigator for the Community Organized Relief Effort. She is a team lead of two to conduct in-person testing, connect people affected by COVID-19 with resources, and contact tracing.
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Dr. Idethia Shevon Harvey was awarded the NIDDK grant

Dr. Idethia Shevon Harvey received the NIDDK grant proposal for her project, “The Study of Type-2 diabetes and the Rural Experience regarding Self-management behavior and Stress Project: The STRESS Project.”
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TCHER Welcomes Doctoral Students

Kaileigh Roan joins TCHER as doctoral students this Fall Semester. Kaileigh Roan received her Master of Education from Tarleton State University in Higher Education. Kaileigh is interested in sexual health among sexual minority individuals. She currently works as an academic advisor within the department. Welcome to TCHER and graduate school.
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Dr. Lisa Wigfall received AACR Scholar-in-Training Award

Dr. Lisa Wigfall was selected to receive the AACR Scholar-in-Training Award to support her attendance at the AACR Virtual Conference on The Sciences of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.
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Dr. Shevon Harvey received the 2020 Catapult Grant.

Dr. Shevon Harvey received the 2020 Catapult seed grant proposal for her project, “Stress, cognitive impairment, and self-management among rural minorities diagnosed with type-2 diabetes.”
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