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SouthEast Lancaster Health Services

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SouthEast’s mission is to provide medical and dental care to Lancastrians who have no insurance, and little or no income.  They see a whopping 16,000+ medical patients annually who make approximately 90,000 visits (not including about 18,000 annual dental visits).  And all on a shoestring budget.  “We make dresses out of drapes,” Kedren has told me.  “Dresses out of drapes . . . it’s an informal motto around here.”  Like Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind, SouthEast is short on resources, long on resourcefulness.  Out of necessity, they get creative . . .


Public Health: Vast & Various

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“What I'm not clear on is what I'd actually do with a degree in public health”. . .  This is a sentiment I hear pretty frequently in my line of work.  A Masters in Public Health leads to a wide variety of career options, so wide that students often have a hard time imagining their future professional lives . . .