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CHP student wins Outstanding Oral Abstract Submission

Published: March 1st, 2017

Category: Recent News, Students

Allyson Diggins wins award from Society of Behavioral Medicine

Congratulations to Allyson Diggins for receiving the Outstanding Oral Abstract Submission in the Student Award Category for her research entitled “A Qualitative Examination of the Influence of Culture on Engagement in Physical Activity among Black Women”. She will receive this prestigious award at the 2017 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) annual meeting in San Diego, CA on March 30, 2017 during the Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health Special Interest Group (EMMH SIG) business meeting. During the annual meeting, Allyson will also give an oral presentation on her research as part of the African American Women’s Health paper session. She is looking forward to presenting her research at the conference and continuing to contribute to ethnic minority and multicultural health! Ms. Diggins’ mentor is Dr. Nicky Whitehead, a faculty member in CHP.