Browse Community Health News

Browse Community Health news, press releases, stories and more.
    26 results
    • news

    Advancing Health Equity Through Housing and Economic Stability

    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.

    • news

    MGH Revere Pilots Therapeutic Food Pantry

    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.

    • news

    Announcing Jeff Ecker as ECOCH’s New Chair

    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.

    • news

    Five Mass General Clinical Departments Awarded 2019 ECOCH Grants

    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

    • news

    Standing Up for Immigrants: An Interview with Fiona Danaher, MD

    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.

    • news

    I Am MGH: Youth Scholars

    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.

    • staff story

    Women's History Month Spotlight: Sarah Abernethy Oo, MSW

    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.

    Showing 1 - 10 of 26 results