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, 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.