Ph.D. Student Selected as Schweitzer Fellow

Doctoral student of Health Studies Chloe Rogers was recently selected as a 2016-2017 Dallas-Fort Worth Schweitzer Fellow. The fellowship program develops young leaders motivated to transforming health and human service systems throughout the nation and world.

With faculty mentorship from Dr. Mandy Golman, Chloe Rogers will design and execute a community service project while performing at least 200 hours of service that meet the health needs of underserved populations. The core of the Schweitzer Fellows Program is the Fellow’s community service project.


PhD Candidate Speaks at the Kimbell Art Museum

Ph.D. candidate and graduate teaching assistant, Amanda Hinson-Enslin, spoke to the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of TWU’s Former Students Association  about heart health on Valentine’s Day weekend at the Kimbell Art Museum .  In honor of National Heart Month Ms. Hinson-Enslin spoke about heart healthy foods, sneaky high sodium foods, exercise, stress management, and the importance of knowing your biometric numbers. Continue reading

Doctoral Student Gets Abstract Selected for Poster Presentation

Doctoral student Daytheon Sturges, MPAS, PA-C, recently received news that his abstract ‘Pop Culture and Physician Assistant Education got selected for poster presentation at the 2016 Innovations in Health Science Annual Meeting.

TWU doctoral student Daytheon Sturges, MPAS, PA-C

Daytheon Sturges, who is also assistant professor and clinical coordinator and provider with the department of Physician Assistant Studies at UT Southwestern, notified his Health Studies professor Dr. Marilyn Massy-Stokes via email about the news. Continue reading

Undergraduate Students to Present Research Findings at Regional Conference

Left to right: Nicole Tien, Karen Asay, Megan Nawrocki, and Mariah Lewchuk

Undergraduate students in the department of Health Studies Mariah Lewchuk, Karen Asay, Megan Nawrocki, and Nicole Tien will have the opportunity to present their findings on Dallas teen pregnancy rates at a state conference with the Texas Society for Public Health Education (TSOPHE), a regional professional service organization formed to promote public health across Texas. Continue reading