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Graduate Nursing Students Present at Community Engagement Event

November 21, 2014
By: Worcester State University News

Two current students and two graduates of the Worcester State University Master of Science in Nursing Program (Community/Public Health Nursing Clinical Specialty Track), presented their research at the 4th Annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium: Building on Partnership Strengths to Improve Community Health that was sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences’ Community Engagement & Research Section, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Marlene Goodale presented “Implementation of Health Literacy Practices in Designing a Program for Reduction in Hospital Readmissions from Door to Home”;

Grace Williams presented “Nhyira Ba-A Ghanaian Healthy Pregnancy Program ‘By the community, for the community!”;

Brittany Tolman, M.S. ’14 presented “HPV Knowledge Amongst College Students and the Effectiveness of a Health Education Program, Pilot Study.”; and

Bet Key Wong, M.S. ’12 presented “Building a Coalition to Promote Health Literacy in Central Massachusetts.”

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