Community Health Education enables people to gain control over the social, political, and personal conditions that affect their health. Community health educators are on the frontlines of this nation’s efforts to reduce health disparities and improve quality of life.
Community Health Education
in the spotlight
Marisa Hebble MPH ’06, was awarded the Community Service Award for 2015 at the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) Annual Meeting. She was honored for the work of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region, where she is Director.
Associate Professor Lisa Wexler recently coordinated and facilitated a retreat in Portland, OR to train participants in culturally-responsive public health interventions for suicide prevention in American Indian/Alaska Native communities of Alaska.