National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

Justine Fuga, an Outreach Coordinator at fitUnited, talks about her experience as a molecular biology student and how her NHC position allows her to look at health from a different perspective.
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Drawing from her experience as a health educator at the Allegheny County Health Department's STD and HIV/AIDS Program, Jessica Bryan writes about HIV: what it is (and isn't), who's at risk, how people can protect themselves and partners, and how to check HIV status.
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Nicole Paul, a Patient Navigator at Pittsburgh Mercy, writes about the intersections of privilege and service, and how to serve our clients in the spirit of solidarity.
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The Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period starts today. This week, Ruby Steedle, a Nutrition Educator at the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry, writes about what that means for people hoping to get health insurance and what problems still limit access to care.
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Makenzie Zidek is a behavioral health coordinator at Shadyside Family Health Center. This week, she writes about the importance of educating the community about mental health while reflecting on National Health Education Week.
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Abby Smith is the Maternal Child Health Coordinator at UPMC Shadyside. She reflects on the importance of working together with other corps members to bridge the gaps between our clients and the services they need.
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