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Improving Health and Education Through Community-Based Research and Evaluation
The Department of Allied Health Sciences will host a research forum on March 17 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST titled Improving Health and Education through Community-Based Research and Evaluation.
Dr. Howell Wechsler leads FHI 360’s work to improve lives in communities across the United States that face the greatest barriers and have the greatest needs. FHI 360’s work focuses on three main drivers of success: health, education, and employment. Wechsler is responsible for a range of programs that use proven and innovative strategies and services for positive social change, including social marketing and communication, technical assistance, policy analysis, curriculum development, and program evaluation to address critical challenges such as reducing childhood obesity, increasing HIV prevention and treatment, improving early childhood education, increasing college and career readiness, supporting children and young persons with disabilities, and building skills through workforce development.