Margo J. McGovern of Winthrop begins work this month as the staff assistant to the Youth Programs team at the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI). In this role, she will coordinate all operational, administrative and clerical aspects for the Youth Programs team.

MGH CCHI NAMES MARGO J. McGOVERN OF WINTHROP STAFF ASSISTANT TO THE YOUTH PROGRAMS TEAM

02/Nov/2012

Margo J. McGovern of Winthrop begins work this month as the staff assistant to the Youth Programs team at the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI). In this role, she will coordinate all operational, administrative and clerical aspects for the Youth Programs team.

McGovern comes to CCHI after serving for the past six months as the acting librarian with the MGH Warren Library, where her primary duties were to implement and execute the library’s eventual closing.  For more than two decades, McGovern held a variety of administrative positions. Most notably, she worked for 15 years as the executive assistant to the dean of students at the University of New Hampshire.  In this role she engaged directly with students and assisted in developing programs that worked towards promoting students’ self-determination and their ability to make meaningful and authentic choices that would be critical to their future success.   

McGovern received a stenography degree from McIntosh College in Dover, N.H.

About the Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI)

CCHI www.massgeneral.org/cchi carries out its work in Chelsea, Revere, and Charlestown, where MGH has maintained healthcare centers for more than 40 years, as well as in Boston among youth, homeless persons and seniors. CCHI has partnered with the communities it serves to assess needs and create more than 35 programs that:

  • Reduce and prevent substance abuse 
  • Tackle the obesity epidemic by increasing access to healthy food and physical activity
  • Increase access to care for vulnerable populations such as immigrants and refugees, seniors, and homeless people
  • Prevent cancers through early detection and screening
  • Generate interest in science and health careers among youth

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