Tag: Health Studies

MLS’s Jeanne Isabel talks about receiving top honor from students

Recently, Medical Laboratory Sciences program director Jeanne Isabel was featured on NIU.edu’s homepage Huskie Spotlight. Here is the article: Jeanne Isabel, program director and associate professor for Medical Laboratory Sciences, said it was an honor to receive NIU’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. The fact that the award comes from her students makes it twice…

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Interns produce, star in nutrition video

NIU Nutrition and Dietetics graduate students Kayla Droessler and Karen Jensen crafted this video as part of their NIU Campus Recreation internship rotation.  They wanted a fun and entertaining way to share tips on the Campus Rec facebook page for how to make affordable and healthy choices while grocery shopping. It was shared on the  It…

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MPH student produces videos explaining public health

Curious about what those in public health actually do? NIU Master of Public Health student Katherine Mooney can help. In recognition of National Public Health week April 3-7,  Mooney produced several videos explaining the role of public health work in DeKalb County. She completed the videos as part of her internship. Check them out.    

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Dean’s Award recipients announced

The College of Health and Human Sciences recently recognized outstanding undergraduate students in each academic program with Dean’s Awards. Criteria for the award included a GPA of 3.5 or better, demonstrated significant achievement and leadership in scholarship, campus and/or community activities, and professional service. The following students were awarded a plaque and a letter of commendation:…

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Maternal and child nutrition grad course offered this summer

Interested in understanding the concepts related to maternal and child nutrition? Find out more when you take Maternal and Child Nutrition, FCNS 611.  In this course you’ll discover how to: Apply nutrition concepts to address the nutrient needs during pregnancy through childhood Describe the relationship between physiological changes that occur in each of these stages…

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New online course in geriatric nutrition offered

A new course, Geriatric Nutrition, FCNS 612 is offered this summer online. You’ll learn about the social, psychological and physiological interactions affecting nutrition in the older population. The course also offers opportunities to work with community organizations, and to participate as staff volunteers in an on-going program addressing elderly individual’s needs. Prerequisite: Nutrition and dietetic graduate student…

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MLS alumna makes ’40 Under Forty’ list

Michelle Campbell (‘14) has been named one of Top Five among the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s 40 under Forty for achievements and leadership qualities, making a significant impact on the fields of pathology and laboratory medicine. Campbell, 24, began making achievements while earning her B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences at NIU, graduating summa cum…

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