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SCHP Launches ‘Get SMART’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative

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The School of Community Health & Policy (SCHP) officially launched the Get SMART (students mobilized and re-tooled to transform) Project on Friday, December 6, 2013 in conjunction with their Open House. The GET SMART project aims to prevent HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and substance use among 18 -24 year old emerging adults on campus and within a one mile radius ... Read More »

Morgan Receives $900K Federal Grant to Increase HIV/AIDS Awareness, Substance Abuse Prevention

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According to recent Census data and assessment from the Centers for Disease Control, Baltimore City is one of the nation’s leaders in HIV incidence rate and estimated adults living with the virus. Dr. Lorece Edwards, an associate professor in the SCHP and principal investigator for the Get S.M.A.R.T. (Students Mobilized and Retooled to Transform) initiative, says the project will use a multi-tiered outreach ... Read More »

Nutritional Science Program Earns Accreditation Reaffirmation

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) recently announced the 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation for the Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy’s Nutritional Science Program. The Council voted during its April 2013 meeting to continue full accreditation, as the program has met the standards and requirements set by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. ... Read More »

MSU Professors Named Among Daily Record’s Top 100 Women

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Dr. Lorece V. Edwards Director of Community Practice & Outreach Morgan State University Dr. Lorece V. Edwards is a committed scholar and teacher, a health professional of the first order and an innovator in the field of HIV and AIDS. “My most significant  accomplishment to date has been raising the awareness of the issue of HIV/AIDS among women and giving them a voice,” ... Read More »

Nutrition Science Students Published in National Journal

Morgan State Nutrition Science Seniors Amanda Katz and Andrea Davis, along with program director, Dr. Ivis T. Forrester-Anderson have been published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Vol. 112, Issue 9, Supplement. Their abstract, “Rare Khorasan Wheat Provides Nutrient Dense Substitution for All Purpose White Flour with no Palatability Issues” was developed on the Morgan State University Campus in ... Read More »

Morgan Faculty Member Named to Baltimore City Health Planning Council

Morgan Director of Community Practice & Outreach and Assistant Professor – Behavioral Health Sciences Lorece V. Edwards was recently named to the Baltimore City Local Health Planning Council. In this capacity, Dr. Edwards will serve as a senior advisor to the Baltimore City Health Department on health issues and its Healthy Baltimore 2015 initiative. The mission of the Council is to advise, guide, ... Read More »