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.
Results and make updates as needed.
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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.
February's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat focus on the importance of pediatric dental health. Local dentists discuss the importance of dental care from a young age and its link to overall health and
January, 2019 – The Tribune Democrat’s Health Matters article and Infographic for this month focuses on Americans' overindulgence in sugar, especially added sugar, which is leading to diabetes and a wide array of other health issues. Nursing