Massachusetts Public Health Association

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Spotlight: Spring Awards Breakfast Speakers

These two leaders will join us at MPHA’s Spring Awards Breakfast on June 3, 2016 and share their work to reduce health inequities in Massachusetts. Welcoming Remarks:   Maura Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General Attorney General Maura Healey will join MPHA at the Spring…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Save the Date! MPHA’s 14th Annual Spring Awards Breakfast

Join MPHA on Friday, June 3rd for the Commonwealth’s signature public health event of the year! The 14th Annual Spring Awards Breakfast will take place at The State Room, 60 State Street, 33rd Floor, Boston from 8:30-10:30am. We are excited…

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