Friday, May 27, 2011

Tina Beachy EMU Pilot Project, Augusta Free Press, VA

The nursing program at Eastern Mennonite University and the Harrisonburg Community Health Center (HCHC) have been awarded a $115,000 grant to train lay persons to be “front line workers” on the HCHC health services team. The funds from a private foundation were provided by Dr. Arthur (Tim) Garon, provost at the University of Virginia. “The primary aim of this project is to assist local individuals and families who need some extra attention to navigate the health care system, and particularly ” Clark said. “We believe that EMU was approached to start this program because it fits with the university’s mission and service values. Click here for the rest of the article.Posted on May 26, 2011 in Region/State News. Kate Clark, coordinator for the new community health services project, reviews protocols with (l. to r. around table): Reem Mohammed, Tina Beachy, Paloma Saucedo and Salime Almanzar. Photo by Lindsey Kolb