We are pleased to announce that the Kresge Foundation has awarded $400,000 in grant funding to our Chelsea based partnership—The Neighborhood Developers, Mass General Center for Community Health Improvement, GreenRoots, CONNECT, The Chelsea Collaborative, and Metro Housing Boston—to advance health equity through housing in Chelsea.
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Not having enough food to eat and poor nutrition can contribute significantly to chronic medical conditions to such as hypertension, diabetes and obesity. MGH Revere HealthCare Center is taking on the issue by piloting its first therapeutic food pantry. Health center leadership, Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo, and community partners came together on Friday, February 7th, for a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally launch the effort.
We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Ecker, chief of Obstetrics/Gynecology, as the new chair of the Executive Committee on Community Health (ECOCH). He succeeds Dr. Katrina Armstrong, physician-in-chief, who has served in this role since ECOCH’s inception in 2014. Dr. Ecker has been a member of ECOCH since 2019 and serves on the race equity subcommittee. He also chairs the newly formed policy and advocacy subcommittee.
After more than five years as the inaugural chair of the Executive Committee on Community Health (ECOCH), Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE will be stepping down in January.
Five Mass General Clinical Departments Awarded 2019 ECOCH Grants. Five Mass General Clinical Departments Awarded 2019 ECOCH Grants. The Executive Committee on Community Health (ECOCH) offers annual grants to catalyze community health initiatives in
Dr. Fiona Danaher is an MGH Chelsea HealthCenter pediatrician and a staunch advocate for the safety and wellbeing of children. Dr. Danaher has been particularly outspoken about the plight of immigrant children and their families who have suffered under the current administration’s policies—from family separations at the border to the sudden decision to end medical deferred action.
Lawyers for Civil Rights Honors 15 Year Medical-Legal Partnership with MGH
With research and education at the core of the hospital's mission, students of all ages find opportunities to learn and train through programs at the MGH.
Researchers from Mass General have teamed up with the All of Us Research Program to build one of the world’s largest and most diverse data sets that reflects the nation’s diverse population.
From teaching in Northern Thailand to counseling a shelter in Tokyo, Sarah Abernethy Oo, MSW, senior director of Community Health Improvement at the Mass General Chelsea HealthCare Center, has led a life trying to help others. Today, she is leading a team of community health workers to help address social health issues, like access to care.
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.