Photographer and community activist Thaddeus Miles, director of Community Services at MassHousing, tries to find joy in most aspects of his life, and encourages others to do the same.
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Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Minnesota to Co-lead Collaboration Focused on Preserving Cells, Tissue, Organs, Organisms
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $26 million grant to an ambitious collaboration involving the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Engineering in Medicine and Surgery (CEMS) to establish an engineering research center (ERC) that will develop, refine and expand technologies to “stop biologic time” by preserving, stabilizing and suspending living material. Co-led by the MGH and the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Engineering in Medicine, which will serve as the center’s administrative home, the ERC also includes the University of California, Riverside and the University of California, Berkeley as core collaborators.
Supports 238 young people in summer opportunities.
Shannon Lundin is the Program Manager of Addiction and Recovery Services for the Charlestown Coalition, one of the four community coalitions supported by the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Community Health Improvement. We talked with Shannon about her work with the recovery community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
While it may not have been the graduation ceremony that many Center for Community Health Improvement youth had envisioned a few months ago, it nevertheless was one for the ages.
One issue for which many bilingual physicians volunteered their time was to support those COVID-19 patients who were immigrants and/or did not speak fluent English, including Carlos Torres, MD, who serves an administrative role in diversity and inclusion.
Mass General Makes $2.25 Million in Grant Funding Available to Address Economic and Behavioral Health Needs in Local Communities
The Massachusetts General Hospital has made available $2,251,362 in grant funding, through its Determination of Need (DoN) Community Health Initiative (CHI) process, to address root causes of poor health outcomes and disparities in Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere.
The funding will support upstream approaches to economic stability and mobility in Chelsea and Revere.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact on youths in underserved communities. While the disease is physically mild for most young people, it intensifies existing socio-economic challenges and creates new obstacles.
The Patient Gateway provides secure online access to your health information whenever you need it. Check upcoming appointments, communicate with your doctor’s office, review medications and pay medical bills—all seamlessly online 24/7.