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Medical Professions Advisement

Center for Advisement and Student Excellence

Chronic Illness and Disease Awareness

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Spring 2018 Meetings
February 15   |   March 29   |   April 19


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CIDA is proud to partner with Color My World Healthy to deliver regular health workshops to the
community at Carver Park and Recreation Center.

Each workshop begins at 4:15 PM on the dates listed below.


January 25
January 29
February 1
Tobacco Usage
February 12
Congenital Heart Defects
February 19
Sickle Cell Anemia
February 22



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Our purpose:

Due to technological advancements and research, increasing numbers of community members have been diagnosed with chronic illnesses and diseases. Recognizing this, our organization aspires to bring awareness to these chronic illnesses and diseases by educating the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) student body. In addition, our organization is determined to create practical methods that will positively impact those affected by chronic illnesses and diseases.

Our mission:

The mission of CIDA is to mobilize the East Tennessee State University student body, thereby becoming an active presence in the community, thus bringing awareness to the chronic illnesses and diseases that impact the members of our community.

2017-2018 Officers

Founding President
Mandy Hall, Pre-Med Student
Founding Vice-President
Natania Paul, Pre-Med Student
Ajla Brka, Nursing Student
Hunter Cobble, Pre-Med Student
Undergraduate Community Liaison
Caitlin Hale, Pre-Nursing Student
Graduate Community Liaison
Vidiya Sathananthan, Quillen COM Student
Public Relations Chair
Omri Coke, Gatton COP Student




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