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Student & Alumni Achievements

Florida Alum Receives Rene Jahiel Award for Best Poster in Disability Research

Ms. Danielle Scheer, a 2016 graduate of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions’ master’s in public health program, and an incoming student in the college’s doctoral program in health services research, received the 3rd Annual Rene Jahiel Award for Best Poster in Disability Research from the Disability Research Interest Group at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting last month in Boston.

Ms. Scheer’s research, “Increasing Cultural Competence Among Public Health Professionals Working with Persons with Disabilities,” discussed the creation of a training program for professionals and its reception by providers.