Tag: Ursula Bauer

Bauer: Raising the value of well being in communities

If you are sick and not feeling well, Dr. Ursula Bauer can’t do anything to make you better. But she IS doing a lot to help shape the policies and programs that may keep you from getting sick in the first place. Short of the Surgeon General, there’s almost no one in government more interested -- or more influential -- in helping create a culture of health in the US. Read More

Bauer: Creating the environment for good health

Ursula_Bauer_115If you are sick and not feeling well, Dr. Ursula Bauer can’t do anything to make you better. But she IS doing a lot to help shape the policies and programs that may keep you from getting sick in the first place. Bauer works at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, where she’s head of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention. She was in Sitka this week (6-26-13) to visit SEARHC and to assess the impact of the $2.4-million the CDC grants to prevention programs like Women's Health, cancer screening, tobacco cessation, and diabetes prevention. Read More
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