Community Engagement - An Interactive Conversation

Event Details

September 19, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Skinner Hall

Room: 101

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Ian Cooke

The College of Nursing is delighted to present an interactive conversation with Ben Wood, Director of the Office of Community Health Planning and Engagement for the MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Community Health and Prevention.

Ben works with communities, state agencies and other stakeholders to increase knowledge of how policies, projects, and plans of all types impact health and to develop capacity for collaborative community health improvement planning.

This is an opportunity to talk about changing strategies for public health through community health improvement plans and the development of partnerships with community-based organizations and hospitals in order to improve community health outcomes and community benefits, leading with race for health equity, data collection, and program evaluation.