Published: Courtney Coughenour, Jennifer Pharr, Maxim Gakh, Sheila Clark, and Prescott Cheong

Courtney Coughenour, Jennifer Pharr, Maxim Gakh, Sheila Clark, and Prescott Cheong (all Environmental and Occupational Health) recently published "A Qualitative Study on Parental and Community Stakeholder Views of the Link between Full-Day Kindergarten and Health in Southern Nevada" in the journal Children. Cheong is an '18 alumnus of the Master of Public Health program. 

The purpose of this study was to understand perceptions of parental and other stakeholders in Southern Nevada about the education--health link, and to understand priorities regarding how full-day kindergarten access could affect health.

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