Events

SAVE THE DATE for our 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo
DCU Center, Worcester, MA | Thursday, November 15 | 8:30 am 

 

Stay tuned for more details!

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PAST EVENTS

Thank you to those that welcomed Carlene Pavlos in Worcester and Boston

 

“I am thrilled to bring my passion for health equity to MPHA and promise that we will strive every day to make you proud to join us in this work.” -Carlene Pavlos
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Please contact Alexa at apiacenza@mapublichealth.org with any questions. We hope to see you soon!

 

MPHA’s 16th Annual Spring Awards Breakfast: Honoring Health Equity Champions

Friday, June 1st, 2018 | 8:30-10:30 AM | The State Room, 60 State Street, Boston MA


MPHA’s Awards Breakfast is the signature event of the year for the public health community to come together and salute our partners, celebrate our accomplishments, reconnect with colleagues and energize ourselves for the advocacy we do to promote social justice and reduce health inequity. We are honored to be awarding these four public health champions.

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Ralph Fuccillo, MA

Cambridge Concord Associates

Cheryl Bartlett

  Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
 Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical
Center & Tour for
Diversity in Medicine
Award Accepted
by Director Waleska
Lugo-DeJesús, MPA

Please contact Alexa Piacenza at apiacenza@mapublichealth.org with any questions.

Thank you to our sponsors! 

Presenting

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Gold

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Silver

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Bronze

Abt Associates | Association for Behavioral Healthcare | Baystate Health | Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | Beveridge Family Foundation | Boston Medical Center | Boston Public Health Commission | Cambridge Concord Associates | Cambridge Health Alliance | Harvard Medical School | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health | Health Resources in Action | Justice Resource Institute | KPMG | Tremont Strategies Group | Tufts University School of Medicine

Benefactor

AAFCPAs | BMC HealthNet Plan | Boston University School of Social Work | The Boston Foundation | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Delta Dental | DentaQuest Foundation | Greater New Bedford Community Health Center | John Snow, Inc. | Lahey Health
MA Fishing Partnership | MA League of Community Health Centers | MA Medical Society | MA Nurses Association | MGH Center for Community Health Improvement | Public Health Institute of Western MA | Southcoast Health Systems
Tufts School of Dental Medicine

Patron

Alfred DeMaria | Baystate Financials | Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University | Boston University School of Public Health | Deborah Klein Walker | Denterlein | Dr. Neil Maniar and Dr. Ami Bhatt | Geoff Wilkinson
Harbor Health Services | Health Care for All | HMEA | Home City Housing Development | Legal Sea Foods | The Massachusetts Council on Aging | Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts Plymouth Area Coalition | Road Scholar | Triangle Inc. | UMass Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Science

Organizational Members

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals | Metrowest Health Foundation, Inc. | The Health Foundation of Central MA | AIDS Action Committee | Fenway Health | American Heart/American Stroke Association | Worcester Dept. of Public Health | Heywood Hospital | MA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics | Alliance of MA YMCAs | City of Lowell Health & Human Services | Cooley Dickinson Hospital | Groundwork Lawrence | Citizens for Juvenile Justice | Mass Association of Health Boards | March of Dimes | Greater Lowell Health Alliance

2017 Annual Meeting & Expo
DCU Center, Worcester, MA | Wednesday, November 29 | 8:30 am 


Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 2017 Annual Meeting! Your feedback is important to us. Please, let us know what you thought about this year’s meeting by taking this quick survey: https://www.tfaforms.com/4625881

SLIDES FROM BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

Being an Effective Advocate and Mobilizing Others for Change

Breaking Down Financing Silos to Address Social Determinants: Innovations and Challenges

Health Data 101: How to Identify and Sift Through Health Equity Data

Hospital Community Benefits: Better Aligning Investments with Community Needs

What are Accountable Care Organizations and Can They Meaningfully Address Social Determinants?

View the event agenda here

 SPEAKERS

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Monica Bharel, MD, MPH

Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Welcoming Remarks

Thea James, MD

Vice President, Mission & Associate Chief Medical Officer at Boston Medical Center

Panel Speaker

James Hester, PhD

Principal,  Population Health Systems and
Former Director of
Vermont Health Care Reform Commission

Panel Speaker

John E McDonough, DrPH, MPA 

Former Senior Advisor on
National Health Reform to the U.S. Senate & Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Panel Speaker

Nancy E. Norman, MD, MPH

Medical Director of Integration for the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership

Moderator

At MPHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo, you can participate in one of five dynamic, thought-provoking workshops led by experts in their field! Three of these workshops will take a deeper dive into each of the subject areas discussed by our morning panel. We will also offer two skill-building workshops to support organizations, coalitions, and even individuals in their efforts to address the social determinants of health:

Hospital Community Benefits: Better Aligning Investments with Community Needs: Enid Eckstein, MS, Massachusetts Communities Action Network Paul Hattis, MD, JD, MPH, Greater Boston Interfaith Organization

What are Accountable Care Organizations and Can They Meaningfully Address Social Determinants? Alyssa Vangeli, Esq., MPH, Health Care for All & Maddie Ribble, MPH, Massachusetts Public Health Association

Breaking Down Financing Silos to Address Social Determinants: Innovations and Challenges Jim Hester, PhD, Population Health Systems

Health Data 101: How to Identify and Sift Through Health Equity Data
Sanouri Ursprung, PhD, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Being an Effective Advocate and Mobilizing Others for Change
Andrea Freeman, MS, Massachusetts Public Health Association & Liz Wills-O’Gilvie, Consultant, Chair of Springfield Food Policy Council and of Gardening the Community

Thank you to our Sponsors so far!

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Mobilizer Sponsors:

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Montachusett Opportunity Council logo

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Educator Sponsors:

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Lasell College Department of Health Sciences

Quinsigamond Community College

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences

Brandeis University Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Boston University School of Public Health

Merrimack College

Emerson College

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Clark University

Leader Sponsors:

Worcester State University

Greater Lowell Health Alliance

Thank you to our sustaining Advocate, Bronze and Silver members and partners in public health!

AIDS Action Committee | Association for Behavioral Healthcare
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Fenway Health | Harvard Street Health Center | Health Foundation of Central MA | John Snow, Inc. | Justice Resource Institute | Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
MetroWest Health Foundation | Partners for a Healthier Community | Planned Parenthood League of MA

For more information about MPHA Annual Meeting & Expo, contact MPHA Events Manager, Alexa Piacenza at apiacenza@mapublichealth.org.

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