T-SCORE aims to establish a learning community of teachers, students and researchers committed to bringing relevant community-based health issues into the classroom. We believe empowered teachers, engaged in a comprehensive professional development program, will have a positive impact on students’ self-efficacy, knowledge, and interest in health science careers. By focusing on teachers as the main agents of change, T-SCORE hopes to increase the number of underrepresented and minority students pursuing careers in health sciences.
This year’s T-SCORE Summer institute took place from May 31 to June 13. Over the course of the institute the teachers were visited by various people from the University of Kansas Medical Center faculty. The teachers also took a tour of the resources around Wyandotte...
Each April during National Minority Health Month, the Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) raises awareness about the causes and impact of health disparities on minority communities and on the nation as a whole....
The final week the teachers came for two days for our summer institute. The teachers mainly focused on finishing their units to present to the rest of the teachers and the community. Monday, June 12, the teachers met individually with Dr. Maria Alonso Luaces, and Lori...
This project was supported by the National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) under Award Number R25OD020214.
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If you would like to learn more about T-SCORE, get resources for teachers or students, connect with one of our Community Health Researchers, or become a part of our T-SCORE Community, contact Maggie Cearley (T-SCORE Project Coordinator) or send T-SCORE a message using the form on the right.