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11/14/2018 Scholarship Program Encourages North Dakota Native American College Students to Seek Careers in the Mental Health Field

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with the United Health Foundation, awarded 11 Native American North Dakota college students with scholarships through the United Health Foundation Tribal Wellness Scholarship Program.

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11/5/2018 New Program Prepares Students for Careers in Health Data Science

A new Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and United Health Foundation grant partnership will expand access to health informatics educational opportunities and applied health data science research experiences through the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Application (IDEA).

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8/28/2018 UNLV School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2022

On August 24, students in the second class of the UNLV School of Medicine attended their White Coat Ceremony.

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6/25/2018 Morehouse School of Medicine Launches Annual High School Community Health Worker Training Program

Morehouse School of Medicine, in partnership with UnitedHealth Group, launched its third annual High School Community Health Worker (HSCHW) Training Program, which seeks to increase the number of trained student community health workers to engage family, peers and community members in strategies for better health.

3/1/2017 Music Influences Ray Hill’s Interest in Health Care

For Ray Hill, music opened the door to his interest in health and wellness.

3/15/2017 Building a Healthier Milwaukee

United Health Foundation (UHF) is partnering with a number of programs using innovative methods to positively impact underserved communities and empower people to make positive choices for a healthy lifestyle.

12/16/2016 Connecting Communities to Care in Wyandotte County

In partnership with United Health Foundation, Community Health Council (CHC) of Wyandotte County is adding seven new full-time community health workers (CHWs) to help improve coordination of local, culturally competent, affordable primary care for lower-income, underserved residents in Wyandotte County.

7/31/2017 Celebrating 10 Years of Diverse Scholars Initiative

Now in its 10th year, the Diverse Scholars Initiative has provided more than $16 million in assistance and funded more than 2,540 scholarships in 36 states for students who are pursuing careers as health care professionals.

8/25/2017 Dr. John Paul Sánchez Promotes Cultural Competence in Academic Medicine

For Dr. John Paul Sánchez, an interest in medical education grew out of a childhood in the Bronx. His parents, both emigrants from Puerto Rico, were respected teachers and role models. As a grade-schooler, Sánchez became fearful of a new disease that was killing young men in his community: HIV/AIDS.

6/1/2017 Beverly Apodaca Discovers a Passion for Occupational Therapy

Beverly Apodaca has fond memories of growing up in rural New Mexico with her mother and grandparents.