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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
Discovering the Power in Diabetes Prevention
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Research Jam brought together youth, parents, and community members who work with families, to build a PowerHouse.
You walk into a gloomy room with no light. You sit down in a chair and face a stage where someone starts to say something about health. You try to say hey to your friend a few seats away, but you hear a “shhhhhh!” The person at the front of the room is still talking but you’ve lost the will to pay attention. All you hear is “blah, blah blah.” Your stomach rumbles. People around you yawn and fidget. No one...
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...