Massachusetts Public Health Association

Category: MPHA Updates


Together We Will Make our Shared Vision a Reality

This year, working with you and other MPHA partners, we have made public health gains that move us closer to a healthier and more equitable Commonwealth. Can we count on your support as we move into the coming year? Together…

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A warm welcome to Alosa Health, our newest organizational member and partner in health!

MPHA is pleased to welcome Alosa Health as our newest MPHA organizational member! Alosa Health is a national leader in developing and implementing programs of academic detailing to improve prescribing. Alosa’s mission is to improve patient outcomes by identifying and…

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MPHA 2016 Annual Report is Here!

MPHA is proud to present you with our 2016 Annual Report. Over the course of this year we have had tremendous victories, have seen our organization grow and have become an even more impactful voice for public health. Take a look to…

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Record Turnout for MPHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting, Expo and Career Fair: Moving the Public Health Agenda #NoRacialJusticeNoPublicHealth

This November we had a record turnout for the MPHA Annual Meeting and Expo with more than 450 advocates and professionals working in public health, health care, and economic and community development. We received tremendous support from the public health…

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MPHA Awards Breakfast – Call for Nominations!

MPHA is accepting nominations for our 2017 Public Health Awards Breakfast! Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Awards will be presented at the breakfast ceremony in the spring of 2017. Five award categories are up for nomination….

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MPHA Staff are Receiving Recognition for Community Service

Last month, MPHA’s Field Director, Andrea Freeman, was presented with the 2016 “Rooted Volunteer” award by Growing Places, Inc. Growing Places is a nonprofit helping low-income individuals, families, and communities in North Central Massachusetts realize the many health, economic, and social…

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MPHA October 2016 Newsletter

MPHA October 2016 Newsletter MPHA Updates Move the public health agenda with colleagues across the state! Come to the MPHA 2016 Annual Meeting, Expo & Career Fair Between now and November 11th, register for the MPHA Annual Meeting and receive…

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MPHA Welcomes Fall Policy Intern

Abhidnya Kurve is earning her Masters of Public Health at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS). Her areas of interest are health policy and advocacy. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Mumbai University in India. As a…

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MPHA Launches New Policy Council to Shape Policy Priorities, Focus Greater Attention on Health Equity

MPHA is proud to have launched a new Policy Council on September 21st at the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission. The Council will have the responsibility to consider and recommend organizational policy priorities and positions to the MPHA board. It…

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Opportunity to Inform State Health Priorities and Community Engagement Standards

The Commonwealth is engaging in a review and update of the Determination of Need (DoN) program, a program established by the legislature in 1971 to encourage equitable access to health care services. The DoN regulations include a provision known as the Community Health…

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