Category Archives: FSoS Alumni

FSoS Tai Mendenhall’s Vision 2020 post on the Citizen Health Care model

Tai MendenhallDepartment of Family Social Science professor Tai Mendenhall wrote a CEHD Vision 2020 blog entry on “Enhancing Health Care with Patient and Family Involvement.”
He explains the Citizen Health Care model and how it can meet the challenges that providers, patients, and care plans face.
Read more about the Citizen Health Care model along with tips for facilitating involvement on the CEHD Vision 2020 blog.
Find out more about the Citizen Professional project, the parent project of the Citizen Health Care model.

FSoS alumna Celi Marie Dean produces and stars in a new film on bullying

celi7Department of Family Social Science alumna Celi Marie Dean produces and stars in a cultural drama that follows the life of a young African youth who experiences bullying: Boys Cry.
A special screening of the film will take place on July 25 at the Mall of America Theaters.
Tickets are available online.
Boys Cry has been nominated for 11 awards at the African Oscars.
Celi Marie Dean was featured as one of 2013’s Rising Alumni.

FSoS Juyoung Jang hired at Rice University’s Chao Center for Asian Studies

JangJuyoungCongratulations to recent graduate Juyoung Jang who was hired as a post doctoral fellow at the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University beginning in August.
Jang earned a Ph.D. in Family Social Science this spring after completing her dissertation titled Potential Social Capital and Psychological Distress for Intermarried Persons.

FSoS alumnus William Allen elected 2013 NCFR board president

allen_williamCongratulations William D. Allen, Ph.D., for being elected to serve as board president of the National Council on Family Relations beginning November 2013.
William earned his doctorate from the Department of Family Social Science in 1997, and has taught at the University of Minnesota. He is the owner of Healing Bonds, a clinical and consulting service. Read more about William in this profile.