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Congratulations to PHHS student Tabitha Donald as her abstract was presented at the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research annual meeting this past month! This annual meeting is designed for health professions faculty and students; program directors of public health programs, and chairs of departments of preventive medicine/population health to tackle important topics facing our world.

Taking place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Teaching Prevention 2016: Preparing Students to Address Emerging Issues featured student presenters from around the United States, with Tabitha presenting her MSHE Capstone project on which she worked with Dr. Rie Suzuki. The title of her abstract was “The Relationship of Physical Activity and Social Support with Depression in Older Adults.”  Her abstract will be made available later this month at

Congratulations Tabitha, and to Dr. Suzuki as well!