BSCH Doctoral Students Receive APHA Student Association Awards
Third year doctoral candidates Nicole Cranley and Jenn Nguyen received awards from the American Public Health Association Student Association for their contributions and commitment to increasing collaboration and involvement among students in the field of public health as well as their previous and potential contribution to the field of public health. Each will serve as campus liaisons for the upcoming year, and Ms. Cranley will also serve as Mentoring Chair for the student assembly. Both Ms. Cranley and Ms. Nguyen are graduate assistants within the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health, studying under Dr. Barbara Curbow. Ms. Cranley is currently examining treatment decision-making among patients with colon cancer, including disparities in treatment and provider-patient communication while Ms. Nguyen is researching e-health literacy among minority populations.