Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (USA) Career development Award 2017 to Christina Akré, IUMSP collaborator


Career development Award 2017 of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (USA)

Christina Akré, PhD a research manager of the Division of chronic diseases, within the Research on adolescent health group, is the recipient of the Society for Adolescent Healht and Medicine - SAHM (USA Career Development Award 2017). This distinction is awarded every year to foster the career development of a professional in the field of adolescent health.

Christina Akré’s current research project aims to explore how adolescent living with a chronic disease and their families can be supported best during numerous transition periods.

The honour is all the greater since this is the first time that it is awarded outside of the United States.

The Awards ceremony will take place during the SAHM congress, on 10 March 2017, in New Orleans.


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