Renee Cooper, a 2005 Coast Union High School graduate, will return to Cambria on Sunday, Nov. 9, to deliver a presentation on the Ebola epidemic during a 10 a.m. service at the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria.
Cooper, representing Partners in Health, will present a brief history of the epidemic and discuss the steps being taken to stop the disease from spreading and prevent future epidemics.
Cooper received a bachelor’s degree in community studies from UC Santa Cruz and a master’s in public health from San Diego State University. She has worked as an EMT, owns and operates a CPR training company, teaches hands-on medical skills at San Diego Community Colleges and has volunteered on numerous medical aid missions to South and Central America.
She works in a San Diego hospital emergency room and is the founder of the Partners in Health Engage San Diego Community Chapter. The chapter’s mission is to educate the public on the Ebola epidemic and to raise support for response efforts in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
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The Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria meets at 786 Arlington in West Village.