Risa Silverman, MPH

Internship Program Director
Director of Community Outreach, School of Public Health and Health Sciences


Risa Silverman has extensive experience in Community Outreach and Organizing, and has served as the coordinator of community outreach for the School of Public Health and Health Sciences for the last 16 years. Risa acts as the liaison between community agencies seeking assistance, and students, faculty and staff seeking community work for research, service and internships. She is actively involved in SHHARE: The Springfield/Holyoke Health Alliance for Research and Engagement [link to: SHHARE website] and brings over 20 years of experience in public health community work to WMPHTC.