USF Healths Bringing Science Home Developing Students With Asthma Group

Posted on July 22, 2011 by The Patterson Foundation

Bringing Science Home, a partnership between USF Health and The Patterson Foundation, is developing a new program called Students with Asthma anticipated to launch during fall 2011.

Bringing Science Home already supports the Students with Diabetes program, a USF Health endeavor that has created a community for students living with diabetes in college.

Both groups are the brainchild of Executive Director, Nicole Johnson, a former Miss America living with Type 1 diabetes. Nicole has been a speaker and consultant on diabetes, its issues, concerns and especially the need for educating young people about the disease.

As with diabetes, asthma is a chronic condition that affects not only the individual but also their families and friends as they deal with the daily physical and emotional stress of living with asthma.

Please visit the Students with Asthma Facebook page for updates on the program’s activities.

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