One Town, Two Applications

In December 2010, the Athens Neighborhood Health Center and Medlink (in collaboration with the MCG-UGA Medical Partnership) both applied for Federally Qualified Health Center status. Rarely do two providers in the same area apply at the same time, and there’s friction involved. The video was made as both groups wait to find out how their applications fared.

Lori Pindar

Lori Pindar

Lori Pindar is a freelance health and science writer based in South Carolina. She earned her undergraduate degree at Clemson University and recently returned to her alma mater as student services coordinator for the Communication Studies Department. As a UGA graduate student she was twice selected as a science writing fellow to report on research conferences organized by the National Academies of Science; her work is included in NAS publications. Her multimedia experience includes two semesters shooting and editing video documentaries for The Med School Project. Her most recent work includes a chapter (under review) for an upcoming Health Communication textbook. She plans to pursue both health journalism and academic writing.

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