July 8, 2016 | American Hospital Association

The American Hospital Association (AHA) named Jay Bhatt, D.O., chief medical officer and president of the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) of the AHA. Bhatt will join the AHA in September 2016.

May 20, 2016 | Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Laura Gerald was recently named as the new President of the Kate N. Reynolds Charitable Trust, a statewide foundation committed to improving the health and quality of life of financially disadvantaged North Carolinians.

April 28, 2016 | American Public Health Association (APHA)
April 27, 2016

Dr. Jean Le Clerc Raphael is now the founding Director of the Center for Child Health Policy and Advocacy at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH).  This Center reflects a groundbreaking institutional commitment to comprehensively serve the needs of children through advancement of impactful policy and advocacy.

December 16, 2015 | Giving Matters, BIDMC
September 30, 2015

UMass Medical School, in partnership with UConn, was awarded funding to develop and implement a Practice Transformation Network for Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Congratulations to Judith Steinberg, CFMF Fellow (2007-08) who is the Co-PI of this project

April 29, 2015 | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Video Series
December 2, 2014 | The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) announces that Irwin Redlener, MD, Co-founder and President of the Children’s Health Fund, will receive the 2014 Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism. The 2014 Clarion Award for Health Promotion and Education will be given to Joseph R. Betancourt, MD, MPH, Director of the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Sally Harris, a long time ASF board member and current vice chair, will be honored with the 2014 Lawrence Gussman Award for Extraordinary Service to The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

September 27, 2014

Jacqueline Nwando Olayiwola, Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy (2004-2005), received the Mid-Career Award presented by HSPH, recognizing achievements in public health practice, innovation, and professional service.

June 10, 2014 | WBUR

The roughly 160,000 undocumented immigrants in Massachusetts do not have access to most public health insurance programs. Some doctors and nurses in Boston have noticed this can pose particular challenges at the end of life, where the undocumented do not have access to nursing facilities or hospice care.