The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health was founded as a collaborative research and resource Center focused on population health and disease prevention to benefit the citizens living in Cambria and Somerset Counties. 1889 Foundation made a major gift to the College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to establish the Center.
Key factors that contribute to poor health in our region.
Strategies to improve our region’s overall health and wellness.
Initiatives to support residents’ health.
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Learn what 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is doing in your community with the latest news.
A logo contest was recently conducted at Greater Johnstown High School with the goal of promoting Type 2 Diabetes prevention through lifestyle changes. The contest, which was hosted by the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population
March's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat discusses the relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. Johnstown kidney specialist Dr. Faina Gurevich shares here knowledge and experience with the disease.