The Institute’s Charmaine Ruddock is Named Chair of the Board of Directors of the National REACH Coalition
Washington, DC (October 23, 2014) – Charmaine Ruddock, MS, project director for the Institute’s Bronx Health REACH program, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the National REACH Coalition (NRC). The NRC leads a network of community-based organizations committed to the achievement of health equity among ethnic and racial minorities. The NRC was founded in 2004 as a unified entity of grantees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. The NRC’s mission is to increase the capacity and social capital of underserved racial and ethnic communities across the U.S. to achieve health equity. The Institute’s Bronx Health REACH program is one of its founding members.