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March 17, 2016

Northwest to host Central College Health Association meeting

By Lexi Ryan, media relations assistant

Northwest Missouri State University will host the 2016 Central College Health Association Annual Meeting March 21-23 in the J.W. Jones Student Union.

University Wellness Services and Heartland National Tuberculosis Center are co-sponsoring the conference. It is the first time in 30 years that Northwest has hosted the meeting.

The conference is designed for administrators, nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician’s assistants, health educators, counselors and other individuals interested in college health.

It provides an opportunity for collaboration and networking among college health professionals, develop personal growth for caregivers. Session topics will focus on increasing patient satisfaction and identifying new evidence-based approaches for health care in areas of women’s health, legal, tuberculosis, transgender awareness, Title IX and compliance, and alcohol education.

“This is a great time to showcase our campus and what we do at Wellness Services,” Judy Frueh, clinic supervisor at University Wellness Services, said.

Presentations will be in the Student Union Ballroom and vendors will be in the Student Union Boardroom.

The Central College Health Association is a regional affiliate of the American College Health Association, which is national nonprofit organization serving and representing the interests of professionals and students in health and higher education. Its mission is to be the principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university health in Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. It provides advocacy, education and services for members to enhance their ability to improve the health of all students and the campus community.

For more information, visit or contact Frueh at or at 660.562.1348.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468