Carolyn Camplain, doctoral candidate in Interdisciplinary Health and a program coordinator with the Center for Health Equity Research, was awarded the Warren J. Ferguson Scholarship to attend the 13th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, April 2–3, in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dr. Ferguson is the director of Academic Programs, Health and Criminal Justice Programs and a professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical Schools. The conference is for researchers clinicians, administrators, educators, policy makers and grant funding leaders to examine health policy, scholarship and research in the correctional health field.
In an award letter to Camplain, Dr. Ferguson wrote, “I am very impressed with what you have been able to accomplish in your work to date, and believe that you have great promise in the conduct of high impact research to improve outcomes in this population. … I find your work inspiring and I am honored to be providing you this recognition in my name.”
Camplain also holds a juris doctorate and is an attorney in New Mexico. She will receive special recognition on April 2.