This year, three newly selected North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellows are students at The University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine. Today, Vital Signs — the UNC School of Medicine news portal — announces those Fellows’ selection and describes their projects:
- Elise Leger, Kate B. Reynolds Schweitzer Fellow. Leger aims to empower underinsured patients by conducting preventive health education and nutrition talks during clinic wait times. Community Site: Moncure Community Health Center.
- Claire Kendig and Daniel White – Kendig and White aim to improve access to care for Karen refugees from Burma by conducting a targeted health literacy education program. Community Sites: UNC Department of Family Medicine; World Relief; Church World Service; SHAC; AMSA; Orange County Health Department.
To read the full Vital Signs announcement, click here.