Massachusetts Public Health Association

Category: Spotlight Series


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…

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Spotlight: MPHA Welcomes New Board Members

MPHA is excited to welcome Keith Mahoney and Anne McHugh to the MPHA Board. Keith and Anne each bring a wealth of experience along with a passion for advancing health equity in Massachusetts. Welcome, Keith and Anne! Keith Mahoney. Keith…

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Spotlight: MPHA to Honor Director of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region at Annual Meeting, November 13, 2015

The opioid crisis is a true public health emergency.  Thankfully there is work being done in the field to address the problem at its roots.  At our annual meeting we look forward to recognizing the leadership of an individual who…

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Spotlight: Berkshire Interfaith Organizing

This month we put the spotlight on Berkshire Interfaith Organizing (BIO). BIO is made up of clergy, their congregations and regional affiliates.  Together, grounded in faith, BIO seeks to improve the quality of life for all people in the Berkshires…

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Spotlight: BNHC & Vicente’s Tropical Grocery

We are pleased to offer the July 2015 installment of our Spotlight series to highlight MPHA partners and friends from across the state who are changing lives and communities to improve health and advance health equity. This month we are highlighting an innovative…

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Spotlight: Tri-Town Health Department & Be Well Berkshires

We are pleased to offer the February 2015 installment of our Spotlight series to highlight MPHA partners and friends from across the state who are changing lives and communities to improve health and advance health equity.  This month we interviewed Jim Wilusz, the…

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Spotlight: Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition

We are pleased to offer the December installment of our Spotlight series to highlight MPHA partners and friends from across the state who are changing lives and communities to improve health and advance health equity.  This month we interviewed Vivien Morris, Chairperson of…

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Spotlight: Deb Dickerson

We are pleased to offer the November installment of our Spotlight series to highlight MPHA partners and friends from across the state who are changing lives and communities to improve health and advance health equity.  This month we interviewed Deborah Dickerson, MPHA’s newly elected…

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Spotlight: Annual Meeting Panelists Sneak Preview

This month we are delighted to spotlight the experts who have agreed to serve on MPHA’s Annual Meeting panel discussion regarding the social determinants of health. After watching “The Raising of America,” the panelists will share their reactions on a…

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Spotlight… On You!

We are pleased to offer the sixth installment of our Spotlight series to highlight MPHA partners across the state who are changing lives and communities to improve health and advance health equity. Previously we showcased the work of Partners for a Healthier Community in…

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