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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April 20, 2018 - Every April, the American Heart Association celebrates physical activity and encourages all Americans to commit to being more active on a regular basis. Individuals, communities, schools, and workplaces can participate in the Move
April 17, 2018 - Help stop medication abuse in our community! Bring your left-over prescriptions or other unused medicine to the Conemaugh Health System Take Back Day on Monday, April 23rd from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at the Conemaugh Memorial Medical
Dr. Trina Thompson and Dr. Marquita Decker-Palmer, of the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, will be presenting their research at the Jefferson College of Population Health Forum, on April 11, from 8:30-9:30 AM. Along with Dr. Sharon Larson and Dr. Norma A.