Each year we recognize graduates from our college who have achieved early distinction in their careers, demonstrated emerging leadership or shown exceptional volunteer service in their communities. We call this our CEHD Rising Alumni initiative. Their work spans a wide range of disciplines, but it all comes down to improving lives. These remarkable individuals continue […]
Health literacy is defined as an individual’s capacity to obtain, communicate, process and understand basic health information and services. Low health literacy limits an individual’s ability to communicate with physicians, implement self-management skills, understand medical conditions and follow medical instructions. This can be a huge ingredient to receiving appropriate healthcare, especially among underserved populations. The […]
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex condition that unfolds over time. It doesn’t start with the flip of a switch, and is not caused by any single event. In fact, the emergence of autism may be very subtle, with its first signs difficult to detect with standard instruments. However, critical changes early on may […]
I have played a variety of roles in my decades-long pursuit of advancing girls’ and women’s sports. My motto of Why not me? has led to so many successes for our female athletes. So you can understand why I found it so interesting that earlier this week after Jude Schimmel led the University of Louisville […]
I began my journey in education as a 7th grade English teacher. Part of my responsibility was to teach a reading class, and through this experience, I was able to see which kids were on track (and engaged in reading) and which kids were not.