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July 5, 2018
Meet CHeP Advisory Board Member Karl Nichols
Longtime CHeP partner Karl Nichols joins Advisory Board
Karl Nichols has an extensive and impressive history of leading community organizations and after several years of being a strong CHeP partner, we are incredibly excited to welcome Karl to the board!
Since 2008, Karl has held the position of Executive Director of Community Wellness Partners in South Bend. This program strives to promote minority health through advocacy, service delivery, public relations, research and leadership, and to provide community representation for medically under-served individuals that will bring about workable solutions for addressing personal, family, and community health problems.
Prior to his work with Community...
February 20, 2018
Meet CHeP Advisory Board Chair Angie Abbott
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The Board Chair has been an outstanding member of the CHeP Advisory Board since 2012.
In her primary role, Angie Abbott is the Assistant Dean of Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences as well as the Associate Director for Purdue Extension College of Health and Human Sciences. As a registered dietitian she is also an Extension Specialist in the area of nutrition education programs that target limited resource audiences. She has professional experience in the areas of education, research, community and clinical practice.
Angie received a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics and also completed a Master’s degree and...
June 1, 2017
Meet Advisory Board Member Susan Rawl
A valuable member of the CHeP Advisory Board, Sue Rawl has served since 2012. A professor of nursing at Indiana University, Sue is also a co-leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Indiana University Simon Cancer Center.
Sue’s research has focused on cancer screening, prevention, early detection as well as quality of life in cancer patients and people living with an ostomy. She and her team develop and test the impact of computer-tailored, patient-centered interventions to increase cancer screening among people at increased risk, including those with limited resources, low literacy levels, and minority populations. Without strong partnerships...
March 1, 2017
Meet CHeP Advisory Board Member Eric Beers
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Eric Beers is the Coalition Director of the Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative. In his role he has helped craft a new vision and structure for the six-year old state-wide initiative.
Over the past two years the IHWI has been working hard at connecting with the large number of county-wide health coalitions and health alliances that exist in communities across the state. With a strong focus on listening to communities and supporting existing community efforts, Eric is working to position the IHWI to be able to support, connect, and advocate for existing lndiana efforts to change policy, systems and...