Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Professor emerita honored for volunteer work overseas

Mattilou Catchpole, UIS professor emerita of Women's Studies, is one of 18 recipients of the President's Call to Service Award presented by Health Volunteers Overseas. This national award recognizes individuals who have contributed at least 4,000 hours of volunteer service – the equivalent of two years' full-time service – in developing countries in need of health care training and educational support services.

Originally trained as a nurse anesthetist, Catchpole has made 21 trips to 17 developing countries since 1990. Read more>>

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