Building and strengthening relationships between food distributors and those who need better access to healthier foods is a priority of the Local Foods, Local Places initiative in Cambria County. With this goal in mind, the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health collaborated with 40 local stakeholders, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (The Food Bank), Aetna [...]
Creating lasting partnerships between agencies to better serve their respective communities was the goal of a recent morning meeting between 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health Executive Director Jeannine McMillan and Project Manager Leanna Bird, who met with Kristin Lazzara and Stuart Fisk from Allegheny Health Network’s Center for Inclusion Health out of Pittsburgh. “We were able to [...]
May 21, 2018 - The Center, along with other teams from the Jefferson College of Population Health, will be presenting research at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research conference in Baltimore, Maryland from May 21st to May 23rd. The Center will show other health researchers how they learned about community health priorities from people living in Western Pennsylvania.
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 More - Live More movement by using this toolkit of educational and promotional materials. You can participate by registering here. Check out the [...]
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. Padrón, of the Center for Population Health Research at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Dr. Thompson and Decker-Palmer will discussing their [...]