Kent State East Liverpool Nursing Students Volunteer at Canfield Fair
Faculty members and students from the nursing program at Kent State East Liverpool volunteered during the recent Canfield Fair by conducting free blood pressure screenings at a booth sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Association, District Three, in the fair’s Medical Building.
The volunteer effort was initiated and organized by Angela Douglass, senior lecturer of nursing on the East Liverpool campus, assisted by Assistant Professor Diana Stewart. The students are enrolled in the associate degree in nursing program.
Douglass noted that the East Liverpool students conducted nearly 500 blood pressure screenings during their time at the fair.
“I am proud that our nursing program at Kent State had the opportunity to reach out to our community and help those who needed our expertise,” she said. “Hypertension is the leading cause of death and disability in America and, together, we helped make a difference.”
The student volunteers were Summer Black, Erica Fenton, Amy Gabriel, Tanisha Kirk, Brittany Meassick, Zack Talbott and Naudya Yanno.
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Photo: Student nurses and faculty volunteering at the recent Canfield Fair from the Kent State East Liverpool Campus were (from left ) Assistant Professor Diana Stewart, Summer Black, Amy Gabriel, Tanisha Kirk, Brittany Meassick, Zach Talbott, Erica Fenton, Naudya Yanno and faculty member Angela Douglass and her daughter Julianna (in front).