Health and Wellness

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

photo of Bonnie Price, a faculty member of Lincoln-Memorial University and an expert on rabies and bats

Rabies Still a Worldwide Health Issue, Says Lincoln-Memorial Expert Bonnie Price

Price helps to raise awareness about rabies, which kills 50,000-60,000 people each year worldwide, as a member of the National One Health Commission Bat Rabies Education Team.

Brenau University Faculty, Students and Alumni Guide Georgians Through COVID-19 Quarantine

Brenau's servant leaders, including nursing students, social workers and alumni now working for the CDC, provide education and support for those in quarantine or who are transitioning from hospital to home.
this photo shows military veteran Brooks Herring in a physical therapy facility at the University of South Carolina

Veteran Seeks to Help Injured Soldiers Regain Full Strength

Brooks Herring, a student in the University of South Carolina's doctor of physical therapy program, came home with all 10 fingers and toes after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he wants to help those who weren't so fortunate.
photo of Robin Shattock in his laboratory, a UK scientist leading a team that has developed a COVID-19 vaccine

UK Social Enterprise Will Bypass Big Drug Companies to Make COVID-19 Vaccine Available to the Poor

Founded by Imperial College London, VacEquity Global Health will waive royalties and only charge modest cost-plus prices for the vaccine to ensure affordability and availability in low-income countries.
this photo shows women and children in Zambia walking a long distance for clean water

The Quest for Water: Elizabeth De Wetter Organizes 6K Fundraiser to Build Wells in Zambia

The Ignite Retreat alumnus has organized a campaign that lets anyone participate in the upcoming World Vision Global 6K for Water event while promoting clean water awareness.
photo of former Cumberland University volleyball player McCrea Barney, now a nurse fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

Former Volleyball Star from Cumberland University Now Saving Lives in Pandemic

“It’s mentally, physically and emotionally draining,” says McCrea Barney. “People are dying and suffering alone. This disease is unknown. It’s scary.”