Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale (MWU) held its first Preconception Peer Educators training on October 3, 2015. Professors Shareen El-Ibiary and Erin Raney, and a team of students, were able to recruit 39 participants to attend the inaugural training.
MWU faculty developed the training and lecture based on the PPE curriculum and materials provided by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center. Attendees were introduced to the program, topics such as health disparities and infant mortality etc. and even participated in planning a public health fair.
Guests from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health joined the training to provide information on local projects to help reduce infant mortality in the South Phoenix area, such as, perinatal case management services and health education events .
Please join us in welcoming Shareen, Erin and the students at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy to the PPE program family. Congratulations!