Family Nurse Practitioner
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools'
Pre-K/Head Start Program
Jill Kerr, a family nurse practitioner, speaks Spanish, French and Arabic, which helps her communicate better with families in her work with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools' Pre-K/Head Start Program. But her favorite language is any conversation that leads to better school attendance, or learning that a child has gotten the proper treatment for asthma or dental or vision problems. By working to eliminate health disparities among the students she serves, Ms. Kerr stands out as an exceptional nurse.
Public Health Staff Recognition Award Recipients
Sandra Clodfelter, Linda Hill, Rhonda Michels, Natosha Moffitt and Judy Southern, Melinda Hull, Melanie McCoy and Blake Pate
Public Health Staff, Sunnyside Medical Clinic
Forsyth County Department of Public Health
Public health nurses Sandra Clodfelter, Linda Hill, Rhonda Michels, Natosha Moffitt and Judy Southern, along with lab technicians Melinda Hull, Melanie McCoy and Blake Pate, make a formidable team when they join forces with other health professionals to provide a free community clinic for children in the Southside area of Winston-Salem. The long-standing collaborative relationship with Sunnyside Ministries provides vaccinations and medical care—not to mention smiles, hugs and love—to children of families with no insurance and little money.
Local Health Department Award Recipients
Durham County Health Department
DINE for LIFE Program
In Durham County, students are not learning to eat well just for a little while—they are learning to DINE for LIFE! Taste tests, core nutrition messages, energy balance calculations, gardening programs and tips teach the whole family to have fun with food. DINE for LIFE stands for Du
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