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Malone University has partnered with the Million Hearts Initiative - a national program that educates people about heart attack and stroke prevention. Malone students will complete a fellowship program that consists of completing a set of course modules, screening/educating 10 people about heart attack and stroke prevention using educational tools prepared by Million Hearts, and reporting activities.
Million Hearts is a national initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. in the next five years. The initiative was launched in September 2011 in an effort to make a long-lasting impact against cardiovascular disease. The goal of preventing one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 will focus on empowering Americans to make healthy choices.
National Summer Internship - 2014
Amy Ford, a Community & Public Health Promotion major, was selected for the National Students with Diabetes Internship program, a competitive program designed to develop and train undergraduate and graduate students living with Type 1 Diabetes to become leaders in the diabetes community. Amy was matched with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). For 6-8 weeks this summer, she will have the privilege of working with JDRF's National Outreach Team in New York City after receiving basic training in professionalism, communication, advocacy, and grass roots organization and development from the SWD Leadership Training Academy in Florida. Throughout her time in New York City, she will assist with various programs, social media advertising, and general fundraising efforts for JDRF.
Aultman Ambassador Program
Aultman Hospital, along with faculty and students from Malone University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences an Exercise Science program, have formed a partnership with Louisville High School to implement ongoing health promotion and positive changes within the school that will result in a healthier community and decreased prevalence of obesity.
Eight members of Eta Sigma Gamma have volunteered to work with the program.