Our 2017-2018 NHC Pittsburgh Health Corps

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"Pittsburgh has been named the “most livable city” six times since 2000 by The Economist, Forbes and Places Rated Almanac. It also has landed on more than 200 “best” lists including “40 Prettiest Cities in the World”.

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Our new members flying high at Camp Guysuta's rope course during our pre-service orientation!

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National Health Corps Pittsburgh Blog

On my first day of service, I was a little nervous to meet with my mentor. I had only met Julie once before and that was during my initial interview with Global Links. I was intimidated by her at first, and I was afraid that our personalities wouldn't mesh. Julie seemed to be on the extroverted side, and I am a shy person. But, I loved the mission of Global Links right from the beginning and I knew I wanted to be part of the organization. Unbeknownst to me, I would soon realize that first impressions aren’t everything. My mentor has become a great resource, colleague and friend. I am very excited for the journey that lies ahead. This year of service is going to be an amazing learning opportunity for me.
Date of Publication: 10/13/2017
Author: Rebecca.Russell
I was running late on Tuesday, August 29th as I parked my car and ran from the parking garage to the Allegheny County Health Department building in my flip flops and dress clothes. Standing in front of the building’s steps, I took my heels out of my backpack and traded them out for the flip flops on my feet. Having just one minute to spare, I took a deep breath and walked into my first day of Pre Service Orientation (PSO) with the National Health Corps Pittsburgh.
Date of Publication: 10/10/2017
Author: Rebecca.Russell
Himani Jadeja writes about her experience tracking Hepatitis C in the greater Pittsburgh area during her service term, and why it matters on a national scale.
Date of Publication: 07/06/2017
Author: eblau
Alyssa Brindle considers the knowledge and skills we've gained during our service term, and how we will carry them forward into the next chapters of our lives.
Date of Publication: 06/08/2017
Author: eblau
Vaughan Skinker writes about the many projects she's worked on during her time with CHANGE (Children’s Hospital Advisory Network for Growth and Empowerment) and 412 Youth Zone (one stop center for youth services located in downtown Pittsburgh).
Date of Publication: 05/31/2017
Author: eblau

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