In August 2016, Dr. Mel Kantor, Oliver M. Ramsey Endowed Chair of the Institute for Health Sciences, joined Maribeth Woodford, Executive Director of the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic, as the Co-chair of the Eau Claire Healthy Communities Council. Healthy Communities is a partnership comprised of community members working to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities of Eau Claire County through collaborative and focused action. Kantor has more than 38 years of expertise in health care, public health, epidemiology, dentistry and academic scholarship. He has been serving as the Institute’s Chair since August 2014. To learn more about Eau Claire Healthy Communities visit www.echealthycommunities.org.
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A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will allow UW-Eau Claire to offer a new 15-credit certificate that weaves together the humanities and health sciences, improving practices in health care and related fields.
Artist talk with Kindra Crick
"Body Parts" artist, Kindra Crick, will visit campus on Monday, February 28.
'Body Parts' exhibition
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