Marie-Claire Gwayi-Chore
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Marie-Claire Gwayi-Chore has spent the better part of a decade traveling the globe – examining what public health interventions work, for whom and under what circumstances, and how they can be adapted and scaled up in ways that are accessible and equitable.

It’s no surprise that she's taking the same approach to create a healthy, safe and supportive learning environment for University of Washington School of Public Health students, particularly students of color.

Recognized for these efforts, Marie-Claire was selected by the School to receive the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. She will be honored at an MLK celebration today, Jan. 16, in the Magnuson Health Sciences Center.

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