HHPR's February 2019 Intern Spotlight is on Nicole Smith
Nicole completed her Health Science Studies Pre-Physician Assistant internship with a certified OB/GYN Physician Assistant. During her 150 supervised clock hour internship, she learned how to put to use the knowledge she gained in human anatomy & physiology, maternal & infant health, and human diseases classes at Baylor.
Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences now offers a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program online, designed for aspiring speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with speech, language, and hearing disorders.
At age 24, Leigh Greathouse was diagnosed with stage IV uterine leiomyosarcoma.
Now cancer-free, Greathouse's experience fighting the disease led her to become a cancer biologist; today, she helps lead a cancer research lab at #Baylor:
Congratulations Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D. assistant professor in the department of public health in Baylor's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, on being awarded a prestigious career development grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the link between physical activity and healthy aging.
Congratulations Dr. Renée Umstattd Meyer on being accepted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Health Behavior!
Dr. Renée Umstattd Meyer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at Baylor University in Waco, TX, where she also serves as the Graduate Program Director. She is recognized nationally and internationally for her work with diverse underserved and rural communities. The aim of her research is to better understand and promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior for all people across the lifespan, specifically acknowledging the importance of and interrelationships among behavioral, environmental, cultural, and policy factors.