Children’s Health Disparities Program Launched by Dean Emerita Patricia Butterfield, Chancellor Lisa Brown & the Spokane Teaching Health Clinic (STHC)
SPOKANE, Wash. – Healthy housing is the focus of a novel collaboration between Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane and its community neighbors, funded by a $100,000 grant from the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund.
The “University-Community Partnership to Reduce Children’s Health Disparities” will foster student engagement, innovative practice at Spokane’s Teaching Health Clinic and research addressing healthy housing.
The project is inspired by WSU College of Nursing professor Patricia Butterfield’s research on substandard housing and environmental health risks.
“Our previous research, conducted in Montana and … » More …