MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD LAUNCHES
A pediatric endocrinologist, a physical therapy professor, a doctor of pharmacy, and a registered dietitian have helped launch Healthy NewsWorks' Medical and Scientific Advisory Board. They serve to guide and give feedback about student articles and health topics. Read more about the new board.
MEDICAL BOARD CHAIR GETS PUBLISHED IN THE INQUIRER
Dr. Elizabeth Rappaport, a pediatric endocrinologist, who during her career has worked in research, public health, pharmaceutical development and medical education, recently had an article about Healthy NewsWorks published in the Philadelphia Inquirer's public health blog. Read it now.
VIDEO: SEE HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOOK SIGNING
Watch a new video with highlights from our book-signing event, at which teachers, health leaders, students, and other community members gathered to honor the publication of Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2014.
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Read more about the event and see some pictures
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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Many thanks to our numerous book sponsors and community partners for making the book project and book-signing event possible, including: The Eagles Youth Partnership, our 2014 Book Presenting Sponsor; Quest Diagnostics, our Community Wellness Partner; and Einstein Healthcare Network, our Community Healthcare Champion. See the complete list of supporters and sponsors.
NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
STUDENTS HONORED FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM
Four Healthy NewsWorks journalists received awards for their outstanding work during the 2013-2014 school year including leadership qualities and dedication to their school newspapers. One student also won the Most Determined Player award. Read more.
POSTERS GO ON A TRAVELING ART EXHIBIT
Posters created for a healthy-heart poster contest will be on a travelling art exhibit this spring and summer. The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia already hosted an exhibit, to which about 75 people attended. See the exhibit dates.
BRYN MAWR STUDENT DESCRIBES WORKING WITH HEALTHY NEWSWORKS
An English and Linguistics major at Bryn Mawr College has written about her experience working with Healthy NewsWorks. "I have had the privilege and pleasure of being a part of the Healthy NewsWorks team....This experience has been completely different from prior nonprofit work because I have been included in every aspect of the organization," writes Ivy Drexel. Read more.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER SPEAKS AT PUBLIC HEALTH DAY SYMPOSIUM
Moriah Hall, MPH, a member of the Healthy NewsWorks Advisory Board, discussed research on our program during the recent Public Health Day Symposium at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Her presentation topic was "Telling the Story of Healthy NewsWorks: Exploring Methods to Evaluate Program Impact." Read more.
WHITEHALL REPORTERS RECEIVE PRAISE FROM SCHOOL NURSE
Healthy Reporter staff members received a message of praise and gratitude from their school nurse for their meaningful work, research, and accuracy in covering heart health. Read the letter.