Summer plans: Find out what faculty are up to over break

Health Sciences Chair Jeanne Isabel will continue her research on diabetes screening assessment for people living in Belize. Original testing was done in November 2016 and June 2017. The testing planned for June 2018 will include retesting of individuals with previous results

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SLP profs launch program to foster healthy family communication

A unique program is helping families learn, while the students teaching them are learning about families. Working with Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, and using funds through the NIU Foundation, NIU faculty and students are facilitating an international Parent-Child Relationship Development Program in DeKalb. Families gather

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AHCD professor receives Champions of Empathy award

Patricia Tattersall, associate professor of speech-language pathology, has been named a Champion of Empathy by The Changing Children’s Foundation. The Geneva, Illinois-based organization strives to strengthen the capacity of parents, caregivers and communities to care for children’s help and well-being while promoting peaceful

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Interprofessional Case Study event a success

Over 260 students from several area universities and healthcare groups recently participated in an Interprofessional Case Study event here. Led by School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Chair Sherrill Morris, and School of Health Studies Dietetics Intern Coordinator Nancy Prange, students studied

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CHHS professor named Rehabilitation Researcher of the Year

The National Council on Rehabilitation Education has named Noel Ysasi Rehabilitation Researcher of the Year for making a significant contribution to recent research in the field of rehabilitation education. Ysasi has recently published research about counseling families of active duty military personnel; factors

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