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Dr. Appel at APHA 2020 - Creating the Healthiest Nation

Hoa AppelDr. Hoa Appel, SNHS Director of Behavioral Health and Lecturer, presenting at the American Public Health Association's conference, October 24 - 28.  Appel will conduct two presentations at the APHA 2020 annual meeting.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Jason Daniel UlloaJason Daniel Ulloa, assistant teaching professor with SNHS, was interviewed for the campus news article on "How Hispanics Can Counter the Popular Narrative." 

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Resilience Through Mindfulness Study

Mindfulness FlyerParticipate in a research study using remote mindfulness and earn a $25 Amazon gift card.  The study uses Zoom meetings or an app-based training to discover if remote mindfulness sessions reduce stress.  Email kniitsu@uw.edu or happel@uw.edu for more information on how to learn new skills and earn a gift card.

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BSN Alum Faces Outbreaks in 2 Cities

Avery Montes De OcaWhile still a student, BSN alum Avery Montes De Oca worked as an emergency room nurse at EvergreenHealth and as a travel nurse in Elmhurst.  EvergreenHealth, in Kirkland, WA, is the hospital where many nursing home patients were treated in March for COVID-19.  When Elmhurst, in Queens, NY, sent out a call for nurses as the coronavirus began to spike, Montes De Oca answered.

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Keeping Up with Shugla Kakar, HS '20

Shugla Kakar working from homeHealth Studies alum, Shugla Kakar is featured in the campus news this week. Before graduating, Kakar was the student body president, earned the 2020 University of Washington Bothell Chancellor's Medal, was named one of the Husky 100, and led the Muslim Student Association.  

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