Erick R. Burns

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BACKGROUND A health science educational outreach program which began in 1991 and targets K-12 teachers and students has had 15,911 participants consume 60,069 hours of education as of the end of December 2003. The program is called the "Partners in Health Sciences" (PIHS) program. Many educational activities in the PIHS program contain information on both(More)
The Journal of Cancer Education May 2012 supplement #2 (27) entitled " Workforce Gaps and Opportunities in Cancer Prevention & Control " focused on the expanding need for a larger and more efficient cancer prevention workforce. Topics discussed ranged from the number of physician and nurse oncologists to communication and funding problems. In the "(More)
Prevention of the initiation of tobacco use, which is associated with increased risk of developing cancer of the lung, the oral cavity, larynx, and emphysema, should target middle school-age children because that is where experimentation with tobacco use usually begins. Millions of children attending school do not receive proper education regarding the(More)
Cover: Lower left: Map showing select groups of wells with similar hydraulic response within portions of the Umatilla Basin, Oregon. Hydrographs showing the trend lines of spring median water levels for select groups of wells with similar hydraulic response in the Umatilla Basin, Oregon (East-West groups). (See figures 10 and 11B, respectively, in the(More)
Skin cancer, especially malignant melanoma, continues on the increase. Different interventions are attempting to impact on this problem. The approach used by the Partners in Health Sciences program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science is to both “train” and, importantly, “equip” classroom teachers and school nurses in a “Healthy Skin”(More)
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