holistic community development

Stephanie Park (CHS community scholar) on doctor-patient relationships

Stephanie Park, a community scholar with the Center for Health Services, shares how her firsthand experience in community healthcare bolstered her education in the field and furthered her understanding of holistic community development—particularly with regard to doctor-patient relationships.   Full footage of a collection of interviews about the Student Health Coalition and Center for Health …

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Frances Henderson on the Center for Health Services’ approach to community development

Frances Henderson from the Service Training for Environmental Progress (STEP) discusses the relationship between environmental pollution and public health, sharing specifically about a nearby contaminated creek in Hendersonville, Tennessee which caused significant medical concerns among community members. She also shares more generally about the Center for Health Services’ philosophy and approach to community development.   …

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Becca Ingle on the Student Health Coalition and community healthcare

Becca Ingle, R.N., F.N.P. shares about her experience with the Student Health Coalition in the summer of 1974 and discusses its profound influence on later becoming a nurse practitioner. She also explains how the organization facilitated a shift in her understanding of healthcare. Lasting doctor-patient relationships, community mobilization and agency, and equitable allocation of resources …

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