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Fighting Against The Flu

Fighting Against The Flu Miora | February 24, 2020

MiOra Was Featured On KIIS-FM 102.7 IHeartRadio

MiOra Was Featured On KIIS-FM 102.7 IHeartRadio Miora | February 8, 2020 MiOra was features on KIIS-FM 102.7 iHeartRadio CHECK IT OUT! Calipso Aranda, what an inspiring life story! Thank you for producing Community Council! https://kiisfm.iheart.com/featured/community-council/content/2020-02-06-miora/#.Xj3KJ7ZxeWo.mailto  

MiOra Health Literacy Survey In Los Angeles Revealed Opportunities For Education

MiOra Health Literacy Survey In Los Angeles Revealed Opportunities For Education Miora | January 21, 2020 MiOra interns conducted a survey among 43 adult females during Wilmington Health Fair. More than half of the participants were Hispanic. A significantly greater percentage of Hispanic females reported not being familiar with diseases that affect their community and can be prevented by vaccines, including meningitis, hepatitis, HPV, and pneumonia.  MiOra intern Kathrine  Kricorian conducted the data analyses and will present the findings at the Ventura County Science Fair. There is an opportunity for education! 

Happy Holidays And A Wonderful New Year From Your MiOra Family!

Happy Holidays And A Wonderful New Year From Your MiOra Family! Miora | December 25, 2019 Congratulations to the hard working La Vernia High School, Texas health science students who completed the HIPAA training last week and their dedicated teacher Jose Carranza! We are proud of you!

MiOra, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH) In Los Angeles And Boston Children’s Hospital

MiOra, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH) In Los Angeles And Boston Children’s Hospital Miora | December 22, 2019   @MLKCH Infectious Diseases Doctor Maita Kuvhenguvha, Data Science and Population Health Manager Patrick Chen and Community Programs Manager Lauren Espy are fighting flu in their community. They implemented a proactive immunization program in areas where there is extensive flu activity (hot spots). Rita Kigoonya led team from @MiOra (Michelle Seu and Kimberly Felix) is supporting MLKCH by improving the community access to the Boston Children’s Hospital tool, @FluNearYou.org for real time detection of flu hot spots. Congratulations to everyone! 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Miora | November 27, 2019

MiOra’s Nikita Shirsat Teaches Dance For Diabetes Prevention

MiOra’s Nikita Shirsat Teaches Dance For Diabetes Prevention Miora | November 19, 2019 MiOra intern Nikita is a recent USC premed graduate with a passion for preventative care and improving health. In addition to her advocacy/policy work for adult pneumococcal vaccination, Nikita has been teaching dance at nursing homes to promote and improve health in a fun way. Dance has been shown to reduce the risk factors for heart disease and type 2 diabetes among children, while restorative yoga and stretching have been shown to improve fasting blood glucose among less active adults. So let’s dance!

MiOra Intern Aaron Esagoff Presents A Poster On Peer To Peer Education On HPV Immunization At The ID

MiOra Intern Aaron Esagoff Presents A Poster On Peer To Peer Education On HPV Immunization At The ID Miora | November 4, 2019 MiOra Intern Aaron Esagoff Presents a Poster on Peer to Peer Education on HPV Immunization at the IDWeek Conference in Washington, D.C. The poster was very well received. Poster viewers praised Aaron and the study team for organizing a successful HPV catch up immunization program at the USC campus. Aaron expressed that the engagement of the students right from the planning phase was the main driver and what made this project possible. Congrats to Aaron and the team!

MiOra And Walgreens Provided Flu Shots And Healthy Living And Medication Management Education

MiOra And Walgreens Provided Flu Shots And Healthy Living And Medication Management Education Miora | October 21, 2019 “The information that was presented was very useful to our participants as well as convenient for them to receive the flu shot. We received great feedback not only from the participants, but from the B&C owners as well,” says Julie J., the director of Forever Young Adult Day Center. Big thanks to Belinda Jimenez for organizing the event and Fanny Huang and Rita Kigoonya from for supporting it!

MiOra Welcomes Willie Watts-Troutman, RN

MiOra Welcomes Willie Watts-Troutman, RN Miora | October 6, 2019 Please welcome our new board member, Willie Watts-Troutman, RN, PHN, BSN to MiOra. With a career that spans over 20 years, Willie has helped the residents of our community as a nurse for the Air Force as well as the Department of Public Health, a Girl Scout troop leader, and Carson High School’s PTSA (Parent, Teacher, Student Association) President. Currently, she is the Adult Immunization Nurse Coordinator and a SilverSneakers certified fitness instructor at 24 Hour Fitness. She is also highly involved in community outreach, working with organizations such as the Immunize LA Families Coalition as an executive committee member. We are happy and grateful to have you onboard, Willie! We know you will continue to play a big role...[Read More]

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