National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

Daniel Jang serves at the Allegheny County Health Department in the Office of Maternal and Child Health and Chronic Disease Prevention. Dan has been teaching education classes and learning a lot in the process.
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Justine Barr serves at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank as a Nutrition Educator. At the Food Bank she is working hard to combat summer hunger for the children in our region.
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Vivian Liang is serving at the Allegheny County Health Department in the Bureau of Assessment, Statistics and Epidemiology. She has developed a new surveillance system for capturing residents infected with Hepatitis C Virus in the County and is providing them with education and resources.
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Kirstin Franklin, Pittsburgh Health Corps 2014-2015 member serving at East Liberty Family Health Care Center, reflects on her time with the Health Corps and how an experience with a patient helped her see the importance of appreciation.
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Pittsburgh Health Corps 2014-2015 Member Catie Tarantine reflects on her time at UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center assisting with diabetes quality improvement measures, to increase better patient outcomes. Join her for her last blog post!
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Educating patients and helping them understand their care plan and health needs is imperative in creating positive health outcomes. Ellie Frye, 2014-2015 Pittsburgh Health Corps Member, discusses how she as a Health Education Specialist made a difference in the life of a patient recently diagnosed with diabetes.
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Join us for this special edition of the blog, as Pittsburgh Health Corps' Program Director Annie Nagy talks about how our program meshes with the goals of the Allegheny County Health Department!
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