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Notable Women" at ETSU
East Tennessee State University’s Women’s Studies Program has announced Drs. Beth Bailey and Karen Schetzina as the 2014 recipients of the Notable Women of ETSU Awards.
Dr. Bailey has been involved in numerous research committees in the community, including holding the position of director of research for the Appalachian Center for Translational Research in Health Disparities. She was also instrumental in acquiring funding from the Tennessee Department of Health for the regional Tennessee Intervention for Pregnant Smokers (TIPS)This program improved birth outcomes in six regional counties with the highest rates of smoking during pregnancy by reducing rates of smoking and smoke exposure. Read more
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