National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

Tenneh Turner-Warner is a Disease Surveillance Specialist at the Allegheny County Health Department. In her blog, she discusses the importance of educating the public about Lyme Disease as well as one community event, SciTech Days, that has been successful in teaching middle and high school students about Lyme Disease.
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Gabbie Nortey is serving as a Patient Benefits Advocate at East Liberty Family Health Care Center. In her blog, she discusses the challenges her patients face in accessing health care, and the importance of getting to know her patient population to better understand and address barriers to care.
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Mike Benton serves as the Patient Navigator for the Mobile Medical Unit at Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center. In his blog, he sheds light on the prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) in the United States and why it matters.
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Liz Gore and Maddie Monahan are serving as Nutrition Educators with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. They have been exploring how to eat healthy on a low budget and provide suggestions for doing so. Check out how to incorporate greens into your diet!
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Maddie Monahan serves as the Nutrition Educator/Family-Based Nutrition Lead at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. She discusses how her past experiences and passion for cooking as translated into her AmeriCorps role and what she has learned thus far.
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This year, Eni Ojo is serving as the Patients Benefits Advocate for Spanish-Speaking and Obstetrics Care at East Liberty Family Health Care Center. She is learning the importance of health literacy among the different people in Pittsburgh, particularly the Spanish-Speaking population.
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