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A Climate of Caring: New course focuses on treating patients affected by the impacts of climate change

A Climate of Caring: New course focuses on treating patients affected by the impacts of climate change

Carol Ziegler, MSN’06, DNP’12, spent her younger years discussing climate change with her environmentalist father, but it wasn’t until a trip to Kenya in 2009 that she saw the direct impact it could have on every aspect of a society.

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

Malnutrition is defined as a lack of food and calories. But really, it’s a symptom of far more profound problems. “The real causes of malnutrition are poverty and inequality,” says Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies. For the past five years,Read More