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MPHA in the News: Salem receives “Health by Design” award (Boston Globe)

Boston.com  August 30, 2013 Salem receives “Health by Design” award By Terri Ogan, Globe Correspondent The Massachusetts Public Health Association has awarded Salem a “Health by Design” community leadership award for its promotion of policies and projects that strengthen local…

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MPHA in the News: Barnstable to receive state award (The Register)

The Register AUGUST 31, 2013 Barnstable to receive state award By Conor Powers-Smith BARNSTABLE — Barnstable has been chosen as one of 11 towns to receive the Massachusetts  Public Health Association’s Healthy by Design Community Leadership Award.  According to Town…

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MPHA in the News: Natick receives leadership award

Metrowest Daily News August 28, 2013 Natick receives leadership award By Staff Reports NATICK — The town is one of 11 communities statewide being recognized by the  Massachusetts Public Health Association for receiving a Healthy by Design  Community Leadership Award….

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MPHA August 2013 Newsletter

MPHA August 2013 Newsletter In This Issue 1. Prevention and Wellness Trust Funding Application to be Released August 26 2. Save the Date! “Healthy By Design” with Mark Fenton October 9 3. November 4th for MPHA’s Networking and Awards Reception…

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MPHA Leaders Publish Commentary on Population Health in Payment Reform

Two MPHA Board members, Karen Hacker, MD, MPH and Deborah Klein Walker, EdD, recently published commentary in the American Journal of Public Health about integrating population health into reform of the health care payment system.  Their commentary, “Achieving Population Health in Accountable…

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MPHA July 2013 Newsletter

MPHA July 2013 Newsletter In This Issue 1. Prevention and Wellness Trust Listening Sessions July 17 and 18 2. State Budget Victories 3. Healthy Food Access Update 4. Cheryl Bartlett Appointed DPH Commissioner 5. Healthy People/Healthy Economy Report Card 6….

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MPHA in the News: Smarter growth, healthier towns (Boston Globe, letter)

Boston Globe July 6, 2013 Smarter growth, healthier towns WE IN the public health and pediatric communities read with great interest the Globe’s editorial regarding proposed zoning reform legislation (“Mass. needs new zoning law to help ease housing woes,” June…

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MPHA Receives $35,000 Grant from The Boston Foundation

MPHA was recently awarded a grant of $35,000 by the Boston Foundation.  The grant will be used for general operating support and to advance MPHA’s policy priorities for a healthier Commonwealth. “We’re very appreciative of the ongoing support provided by The…

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MPHA May 2013 Newsletter

MPHA May 2013 Newsletter In This Issue 1. MPHA Spring Awards Breakfast 2. State Budget Victories 3. Governor names MPHA’s Toby Fisher to Prevention Trust Advisory Board 4. Momentum Builds on Zoning Reform 5. Healthy Transportation Update 6. MPHA Receives…

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MPHA in the News: ‘Vulnerable road user’ bill aims for safer streets (Milford Daily News)

MILFORD Daily News MAY 5, 2013 ‘Vulnerable road user’ bill aims for safer streets By David Riley/Image by: Telegraph UK Twenty-eight years ago, a driver struck Peter Brooks with a truck while he was riding his bike, leaving him with…

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