CCHD affiliated faculty member, Dr. Mark Benden, will be serving as the Keynote Speaker at the 2014 Occupational Ergonomics Symposium in Seattle, Washington on October 16th. The symposium is hosted by the Puget Sound Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and will feature ergonomics experts from all over the country. Dr. Benden’s keynote will discuss the positive and negative effects of recent advances in technology on health.
Ms. Whitney Garney, CCHD’s Research & Evaluation Associate, recently presented at the Brazos Valley United Way Education Series. Her presentation summarized the history and implementation of the Health Resource Centers throughout the Brazos Valley as well as the services they provide. Ms. Garney highlighted the availability of mental health counseling now offered via telemedicine at Health Resource Centers in Centerville, Madisonville, Navasota and Brenham. These services are provided by the Center’s Telehealth Counseling Clinic led by Dr. Tim Elliott and Dr. Carly McCord.