Massachusetts Public Health Association

Category: Events


MPHA is pleased to announce that Attorney General Maura Healey will give the opening remarks at MPHA’s Spring Awards Breakfast on June 3, 2016!

Since taking office, Attorney General Healey has tackled issues touching the lives of residents across Massachusetts including the heroin and prescription drug epidemic, escalating health care costs, workers’ rights and student loan debt. She has focused on strengthening consumer protections…

Read More

MPHA Forum – Marijuana Legalization: Long Overdue or Threat to Public Health?

In November 2016, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot initiative put forth by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol that would legalize the use of marijuana and make it available on a commercial basis through…

Read More

Spotlight: Spring Awards Breakfast Honorees

These four leaders will be celebrated at MPHA’s Spring Awards Breakfast on June 3, 2016 for their extraordinary work to reduce health inequities in Massachusetts. Paul Revere Award:   Ray Considine, MSW, Recently retired CEO of Health Resources in Action. Ray…

Read More

Registration is Open!

Join us Friday, June 3, 2016 for our Annual Spring Awards Breakfast. The breakfast will be from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. and is being held at The State Room, 60 State Street, 33rd Floor, Boston, MA. We are honoring the…

Read More

Registration Open for 2016 Ounce of Prevention Conference

Registration for the 2016 Ounce of Prevention Conference is now open.  This day-long event sponsored by the MA Public Health Department will address topics related to community health. The keynote speaker is Dr. Gail Christopher, the senior advisor and vice president at…

Read More

Spotlight: Western MA Health Equity Network (WMHEN)

In 2014, an inspiring day-long summit led to creation of the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network (WMHEN). WMHEN is a collaboration of partners, including MPHA, from diverse fields working together to address the social determinants of health. Harnessing the power of collaboration, WMHEN is…

Read More

Spotlight: Transportation as a Social Determinant of Health – Why Transportation is a Public Health Issue

Access to affordable, convenient transportation plays a crucial role in public health. The cost and time required for daily travel between home, work, school, daycare, and groceries greatly impacts the quality of life for us all. Those who can afford…

Read More

MPHA Co-Sponsoring EWJC Forum – Opioid Crisis: Thinking Outside the Box

MPHA is proud to Co-Sponsor a William James College Forum on the opioid crisis this April. “Opioid Crisis: Thinking Outside the Box” is being held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at Back Bay Events Center in Boston. The…

Read More

Spotlight: Food Insecurity – A Year-Round Problem Across Massachusetts

The end of the year is often a time of giving, a time to donate to local food banks or to volunteer at a soup kitchen.  When January rolls around we are excited to start a new year, to leave behind bad…

Read More

Second Act FRESH Convening Draws Partners from All Over the State

On December 9th over thirty-five partners came together in Boston for the second Act FRESH Regional Convening.  Partners both old and new came from Fitchburg, Worcester, Lowell, Lawrence, and all parts of Boston to hear updates on current Act FRESH…

Read More
%d bloggers like this: