MPHA’s 17th Annual Spring Awards Breakfast!

June 7, 2019 | 8:30-10:30AM | The State Room | 60 State St | Boston, MA

MPHA’s Spring Awards Breakfast is the premier opportunity for the public health community to come together in celebration of our accomplishments and to honor our friends and colleagues who inspire us with their leadership and determination to advance health equity in the Commonwealth. Please see this year’s four health equity champions below.

MPHA’s 2019 Health Equity Champions (bottom row) and their Presenters (top row)

Dr. Paula Johnson
President of Wellesley College
Reverend Irene Monroe
LGBTQ Activist & WGBH All Revved Up

Nineequa Blanding
The Boston Foundation

Dr. Alesia Ferguson
North Carolina A&T State University
Paul Revere Award
Public Health Leadership in Medicine AwardLemuel Shattuck Award
Alfred Frechette Award
Senator Harriette L. Chandler
First Worcester District
Thea James, MD
Boston Medical Center
Raheem Baraka
Baraka Community Wellness Center
Nate Horwitz-Willis, DrPH, MPH, MPA
Plymouth Public Health Department

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Thank you to our Event Planning Committee!

Cheryl Bartlett, RN, Greater New Bedford Community Health Center | Matilde Castiel MD, City of Worcester | Jessica Collins, MS, Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts | Soloe Dennis, MS, MEP, Springfield Health & Human Services | Matt Fishman, Partners HealthCare | Claude A. Jacob, MPH, Cambridge Public Health Department | Keith Mahoney, JD, The Boston Foundation | Anne McHugh, MS, Boston Public Health Commission | Steven Ridini, Ed.D., Health Resources in Action | Jodie L. Silverman, MPHA President | Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, The Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital & The Mongan Institute | Neil Maniar, Ph.D., MPH, Northeastern University | Janice “Jan” B. Yost, Ed.D., The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, Inc.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Association for Behavioral Healthcare | Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth | The Beveridge Family Foundation | Boston Public Health Commission | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | The Greater Boston Food Bank | Health Resources in Action | John Snow, Inc. | Justice Resource Institute | MA League of Community Health Centers | MA Medical Society | MGH Center for Community Health Improvement |Milbank Foundation | Tremont Strategies Group | Tufts University School of Medicine

Benefactor Sponsors

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program | DentaQuest Foundation | Cambridge Concord Associates | Liberty Mutual Insurance | Massachusetts Nurses Association | Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts | Tufts University School of Dental Medicine | University of Massachusetts Medical School

Patron Sponsors

AAA Northeast | Al DeMaria | Deborah Klein Walker | Harbor Health Services | MORE Advertising | Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences | The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts |  University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences | Worcester County Food Bank 

MPHA’s Organizational Members

AIDS Action Committee | Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs | American Heart/American Stroke Association | Association for Behavioral Healthcare | Blue Cross Blue Shield Corporate Citizen | Boston Public Health Commission | Brookline Health Department | Citizens for Juvenile Justice | Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals | Cooley Dickinson Hospital | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Greater Lowell Health Alliance | Groundwork Lawrence | Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation | The Health Foundation of Central MA | Heywood Hospital | John Snow, Inc. | Justice Resource Institute | Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics | Massachusetts Association of Health Boards | Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers | Massachusetts School Nurse Organization | MetroWest Health Foundation | Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts | The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts | Revere on the Move | Tufts University School of Medicine | University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health & Health Science | Worcester Department of Public Health

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