The School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network and several other organizations will host a forum, “Critical Resources for Health: The State of Hospital Community Benefit in Massachusetts” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Wednesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m.
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
The SPHHS recipients were Aline Gubrium, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, Krystal Pollitt, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, and Ning Zhang, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management.
Curran wrote the paper for her honors thesis project while an undergraduate public health student at UMass Amherst. Faculty advisor Lisa Wexler is co-author of the publication.
Wexler’s primary focus was a community arts project titled “This is What I Wish You Knew.” The project aims to tell stories from 50 participants about their experience living in Halifax and being Indigenous people. Each contributor designed their own clay tile, which were assembled into a larger mural.
The American Parkinson Disease Association President and CEO discusses her experiences as both an undergraduate and graduate student in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and how today she’s bringing together experts from multiple disciplines to fight one of the world’s most complex neurological diseases.
The event will be held November 18, 2016 in the UMass Campus Center.
Chambers was recognized for her work as President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association.
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