Yes I Can! Diabetes Self-Management programming in the community will continue to
be supported by the Center for Health and Human Services. Please contact Cynthia Chafin if your organization would like assistance with supplies and materials (quantities
are limited) or for further information.
Meharry Medical College Department of Surgery is hosting a health disparities research conference focusing on African Americans and Hispanic Americans. We are pleased to invite you to the 12th Annual HBCU and Hispanic Health Services Research Conference titled "Innovative Strategies for Improving Health Outcomes." Click the link to register (registration is FREE). Registration.
10/28/11: The Tobacco Advocacy Initiative is providing support to community and youth tobacco advocacy activities.
Dr. Jo Edwards, Adams Chair of Excellence in Health Care Services, visited with the president of Kuwait University, Dr. Abdul Latif Al Bader and Vice President Dr. Hussain Al Mahmoud, in Kuwait this summer to discuss developing partnerships with MTSU's Center for Health and Human Services and Kuwait University. Dr. Edwards was a founding faculty member of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences in the Kuwait University Health Science Center in 1983. In addition to having a $250,000 contract with KU which she brought to MTSU when she came here, she has continued her work with KU over the years through consulting, on site and distance support.
Check out the latest edition of Rutherford County Health Watch.
2011 Summit on Cancer in Tennessee. June 16 & 17 at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin, TN. The Summit on Cancer in Tennessee brings together the state cancer community to focus on transforming the latest knowledge into strategies that communities, institutions, businesses and individuals can employ to reduce the cancer burden in our state. Link to more information.
MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series presents: Dr. Paul Owen. Monday, April 4, 2011, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. MTSU Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building, CKNB 109/111. Click here for more information.
The 2010 edition of Allied Health in Tennessee is now available on this web site. This study provides the latest information about the supply and demand for allied health professions in Tennessee. Allied Health in Tennessee 2010
"MTSU Advances Health Care Industry Through Partnerships, Student Involvement." Newswire article link.
Free Evening Lecture. "It Takes a Village to Raise a Child's Physical Activity Level," by Dr. Thomas McKenzie, Emeritus Professor of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University. Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 7 PM. MTSU McWherter Learning Resources Center, Room 221.
State Health Plan Meeting - July 9, 2010, 10-Noon . The Adams Chair of Excellence and Tennessee State representatives are hosting a
community meeting to provide regional input on the Tennessee State Health Plan. Space
is limited. Contact Cindy Rhea at 904-8342 or email to RSVP or for more information.