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Appalachian Teaching Project

Center of Appalachian Studies & Services

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

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In 2016-2017, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford students began the important work of assessing the feasibility of a Vaccine Access Network for the Bradford Community.  The analysis of last year’s data revealed that, while the project has support from the community to move forward, the voices of mid-level providers, viewed as key stakeholders, were largely omitted from the initial efforts.  In addition, project leaders have recognized that a more comprehensive assessment of current community resources is needed. 

The 2017 ATP students, in partnership with the Mckean County Collaborative Board, will incorporate input from mid-level providers and other key stakeholders, catalog current resources, develop strategies for the creation of a community Vaccine Access Network, and develop strategies for community and provider education to enhance identified assets and reduce identified barriers to immunization within the Bradford, PA community.  Feedback and assistance will be sought from the full board to assist with moving the project forward during formal student presentations at the MCCB Annual Meeting. 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Dr. Tammy Haley 
Director of Nursing and Radiological Science 
Associate Professor, Nursing 
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 
(814) 362-7640

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Dr. Lisa Fiorentino 
Director, Center for Rural Health Practice 
Associate Professor, Nursing 
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 
(814) 362-7640

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Previous Conference Participation:
2016     2015     2014     2013     2012     2011     2010


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CURRENT PARTICIPANTS

Alfred State

Appalachian State University

Auburn University

East Tennessee State University

Fairmont State University

Frostburg State University

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Radford University

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

University of North Georgia

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

University of Tennessee

Zane State College


PAST PARTICIPANTS

Emory and Henry College

Mississippi State University

Mississippi University for Women

Morehead State University

Northeast Alabama Community College

Ohio University

Shawnee State University

Virginia Tech



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