Community lowers heart disease risks, death rates over 40-year period

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Led by Eugene Dunne, a Ph.D. student in clinical and health psychology, the study found that adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using one to two years earlier.

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Pictured (from left to right) Elta Desvaristes, Melani Dickenson,
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Master of Public Health students travel to Christianville, Haiti to complete unique internships and special research projects

  • Environmental health students focused on mapping GPS points and collecting water samples from areas that are popular with local Haitians.
  • Elta Desvaristes (pictured far left), partnered with the local school to create efficient ways of capturing students' physical examination measurements.
  • The students spent six weeks in Haiti working on these enriching projects.

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