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Lynch and Duffy receive NCCPA grant to support local health fair program

The grant from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants will help support a health fair for local elementary students.

Shaun Lynch, assistant professor of physician assistant studies
Diane Duffy, assistant professor of physician assistant studies and director of clinical education

‚ÄčShaun Lynch, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, and Diane Duffy, assistant professor of physician assistant studies and director of clinical education, were awarded a $1,000 grant from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants for their program, "Partnering for Healthy Habits."

This program would allow 2-3 health care providers and 10 PA students to present a health fair to students in an Alamance-Burlington elementary school with a focus on health education and promotion. Topics to be covered include nutrition, sleep, exercise/screen addiction, germ/hand hygiene, seat belts/safety and oral health.

The grant will allow them to purchase incentives and education materials for the program.

Jenny Chapman,
Staff
2/7/2017 12:05 PM