Women’s Health Education and Career Exploration Event on September 17 at NCCU

Posted September 14, 2022, 4:08PM

North Carolina Central University’s Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Office of Human Research and Community Engagement at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) / National Institutes of Health (NIH), will host the Women’s Health Education and Career Exploration event on Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the university’s Student Center, 500 Nelson St. in Durham.

The free event includes resume reviews and workshops, health education sessions, dress for success fashion show, COVID-19 vaccines, mammograms and much more. To receive a mammogram, participants must register here by 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16.

The event also provides a unique opportunity for participants to gain insight into career readiness, sexual and reproductive health, breast and cervical health, and learn more about clinical research.

Co-sponsors include the Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and Durham Alumnae Delta House Inc.

For more information about the Women’s Health Awareness program, visit www.niehs.nih.gov/womenshealthawareness, or contact Robin Mackar at 984-287-3355 or robin.mackar@nih.gov.

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation should contact the NIEH’s Office of Human Research and Community Engagement at 984-287-4999 or whad@niehs.nih.gov.

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is one of the National Institutes of Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, it conducts research to discover how the environment influences human health. The NIEHS also supports the National Toxicology Program (NTP), which tests and evaluates chemicals in our environment.

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) prepares students to succeed in the global marketplace. Consistently ranked as a top Historically Black College or University, NCCU’s flagship programs in the sciences, education, law, business, nursing and the arts prepare students for professions ranging from clinical research to information science. Founded in 1910, NCCU remains committed to diversity in and access to higher education. With a mission to investigate health disparities, the university’s two state-of-the-art research institutes give students real-world experience working alongside faculty researchers and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry professionals. The university’s Strategic Plan 2019-2024, Charting a New Landscape for Student-Center Success, focuses on four areas: student access and success; innovation, research and entrepreneurship; collaboration and partnerships; and institutional sustainability. Visit www.nccu.edu.



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