Milele Bynum will work to create a lay health advisor program for faith communities. Her community site is the Carolina Church Network. Rachael Cowherd and Brian Milam will create a sustainable mobile health clinic that offers disease prevention screening and counseling as well as a farmers’ market. Their work will expand on a Schweitzer project initiated last year by Justin Morse and Taylor Bazemore. Their community site is the Samaritan Health Center.
Upon completion of their Fellowship year, these students will become Schweitzer Fellows for Life—and join a vibrant network of nearly 2,500 individuals who are skilled in, and committed to, addressing the health needs of underserved people throughout their careers as professionals. Ninety-nine percent of Fellows for Life say that The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is integral to sustaining their commitment to serving those in need.
The complete list of North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows is available online. Four UNC dental students were also selected. To learn more about the Schweitzer Fellowship’s story, you can watch "Creating Change, Improving Health”.