Students in all majors have an opportunity to hear from local families about their experiences with health care through this interprofessional panel series organized by Shira Habermehl, Communication Sciences and Disorders '19, with support from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Vermont Family Network.

The goal of the series is to learn ways that health care professionals can better support patients. Panels will be held in 105 Marsh Life Science building from 5:30-7 p.m. and attendance is free.

Children's Mental Health: Wednesday, Oct. 3

  • How are families and individuals with mental health challenges presently supported?
  • What needs to change?

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Wednesday, Nov. 7

  • What challenges do people with traumatic brain injuries face?
  • How can health care professionals better partner with families?

 For more information contact Shira Habermehl:


Nursing Health Sciences