September 15, 2008
Recovery School District Honors InnerLink With the Internship Partner of the Year Award
LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- InnerLink, Inc., an innovative developer of health and safety solutions, has been honored with the Recovery School District Internship Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding leadership and innovation in advancing opportunities for student interns in New Orleans.
"We are deeply honored to take on this project with the Recovery School District," said Robert Gillio, M.D., chairman and CEO of InnerLink. "We witnessed transformations from all of the students as they advanced significantly in their health literacy and leadership skills."
"We believe that this program could be a national model for preparing students to be health advocates and health professionals," said Recovery School District superintendent Paul Vallas. "Our students were extremely motivated and as dedicated to their mission as any professional." In the 2008- 2009 school year, the Student Health Corps program at the Recovery School District is targeting an expansion to 120 interns. These interns will work in their school districts as peer mentors and guides for healthier choices and participate in community outreach on public health priorities such as promoting vaccinations and preventative measures such as blood pressure screenings.
For more information on the Recovery School District visit http://www.nolapublicschools.net/ .
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, InnerLink, is an innovative developer of web-based health and safety solutions for schools, communities and healthcare professionals. The organization's mission is to help people live healthier, safer lives through education, collaboration, data sharing and community involvement. InnerLink's software provides the link for knowledge, skills and practical applications across disciplines and communities to improve the health and safety of its users. For more information, go to http://www.theinnerlink.com/.
CONTACT: Cathy Hoffman of InnerLink, Inc., +1-717-381-4282,[email protected]
Web site: http://www.theinnerlink.com/http://www.nolapublicschools.net/