Nurse practitioner students volunteer at Shreveport clinic

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SHREVEPORT – Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner students and faculty from Northwestern State University recently managed the Martin Luther King Health Center and Pharmacy’s Mammogram and Manicure event. The NSU team helped schedule 37 mammograms and performed pap smears and breast exams. Those taking part were, front from left, student Thresa Hargrave of Bossier City, Dr. Julie Gayle, coordinator of the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program, student Shalynna Honaker of Monroe, rear from left, students Brittney Kerrigan of Calhoun, Mandy Barker of Monroe and Lauren Ford of Benton. The MLK Health Center and Pharmacy is located at 865 Olive St. in Shreveport. For more information, go to mlkhealth.org.