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Alumna to speak April 25 on public health issues

April 3, 2014
Laura Anderko

Laura Anderko

Laura Anderko, winner of the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences, will return to campus Friday, April 25, to speak.

Anderko will talk at 2 p.m. in Wirtz Hall 103A on “Public Health Issues in a Changing Climate.”

Nationally known for her environmental work, Anderko earned her Master of Science in nursing with a specialty in community health from NIU. She also holds a Ph.D. in public health and B.S. in nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Anderko, the Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Endowed Chair in Values Based Health Care at Georgetown University’s School of Nursing & Health Studies, also has been honored by the White House as a Champion of Change.

For more information on the April 25 talk, call (815) 753-1891 or email [email protected].