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UNC Lineberger: Angwenyi elected to the Cancer Patient Education Network Board of Directors

Yvonne Angwenyi, MSPH, RN, patient education coordinator at UNC Lineberger’s Patient and Family Resource Center, will serve as a member-at-large for the prestigious organization.

 

public health united: Health communication—Lost in translation”

I am a public health graduate student studying health education and health communication. Some may wonder why both terms are necessary. Doesn’t education include communication? 

 
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Johns Hopkins Center for Aids Research: Generation Tomorrow Cohort 1

Generation Tomorrow is a unique training and field experience for students and community-based health workers (also known as peers) in Baltimore. Launched in October 2013 by the Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research, the program is designed to increase awareness and detection of HIV and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infections in Baltimore.

Training experience at Sisters Together and Reaching (STAR), a well-respected community-based organization in Baltimore City, Maryland that advocates and provides health wellness and navigation services to at risk African American communities affected by various conditions including HIV/AIDS, cancer, diabetes, heart disease.

 

Participated in a Diabetes Awareness PSA video, recorded in Georgetown, Washington DC. Organized by Charles Mattocks, a well-known actor and media figure also known as “The Poor Chef” who has served as an advocate for diabetes education in the US and Jamaica.

 

Video interview (starting 0:16 seconds) at the UNC Hospitals’ Annual Multicultural Fair for an exhibit on my home country of Kenya.