College of Health News

A student participating in an activity during the 2019 Alaska Brain Bee Read More

UAA’s Center for Human Development is working to better understand brain injuries

 |  Vicki Nechodomu  | 

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and UAA’s Center for Human Development is engaging in significant work to better understand traumatic and acquired brain injuries in Alaska.

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UAA’s Center for Human Development releases results of COVID-19 accessibility survey

 |  Vicki Nechodomu and Catalina Myers  |  , ,

Recently, the UAA Center for Human Development (CHD) released the results of a survey conducted in August focusing on individuals 18 and older with disabilities in Alaska and their access to the COVID-19 vaccine, including barriers, motivators and trusted sources of information.

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Mental health literacy and first aid

 |  Alaska Public Media  |  ,

Listen to Jilly Ramsey, behavioral health training coordinator at the Center for Human Development, discuss the importance of Mental Health First Aid.