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The Institute’s Charmaine Ruddock is Named Chair of the Board of Directors of the National REACH Coalition

Posted 10/23/14

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 […]

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The Institute’s Virna Little Receives the Paul Ramos Memorial Award at the CHCANYS Annual Statewide Conference

Posted 10/22/14

Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-R, SAP, the Institute’s senior vice president of psychosocial services and community affairs, received the Paul Ramos Memorial Award at the Community Health Care Association of New York State’s (CHCANYS) annual conference and clinical forum on October 20, 2014. Dr. Little is a nationally recognized champion for the integration of primary care […]

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Drs. Arash and Kamiar Alaei Present Grand Rounds on November 14th

Posted 10/20/14

Arash Alaei, MD and Kamiar Alaei, MD, DrPH will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s November Grand Rounds. Their presentation, entitled, “The Human Rights-Based Approach to Health for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Iran,” will discuss community based approaches for HIV/AIDS prevention and care in Iran, triangular clinics that integrate HIV/AIDS, STI, […]

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The Institute for Family Health Hosts First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett for “Mental Health First Aid” Training

Posted 10/10/14

In Observance of World Mental Health Day   Bronx, NY (October 10, 2014) – In observance of World Mental Health Day, the Institute for Family Health’s Walton Family Health Center hosted a “Mental Health First Aid” training attended by NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Executive Deputy Commissioner for […]

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Institute for Family Health Receives CDC Funding to Expand Bronx Health REACH Efforts

Posted 10/08/14

New York, NY (October 7, 2014) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded nearly $3,000,000 in funding over the next three years to advance its work as a part of the Bronx Health REACH Coalition. The award, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supports the multi-sectoral, participatory Coalition of over 70 […]

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The Institute for Family Health Observes Suicide Prevention Month

Posted 09/18/14

New York, NY (September 18, 2014) – Throughout the month of September, the Institute for Family Health will be observing national Suicide Prevention Month as part of its ongoing efforts to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The Institute, a New York State health center network, has played a leading role in promoting evidence-based suicide prevention […]

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NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett Presented Grand Rounds on September 12th

Posted 09/16/14

Mary Bassett, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s September 12, 2014 Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled “Place Based Solutions to Neighborhood Health Disparities,” described the health department’s plan to reduce health disparities in NYC using […]

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Family Medicine Professionals

Posted 09/08/14

Family Medicine Professionals Lead, Practice, Teach The Institute for Family Health is a major community healthcare organization providing health care and training since 1983. We operate 19 full time and 8 part time federally qualified community health centers in New York City and the Mid -Hudson Valley. Serving over 90,000 patients, the Institute is a […]

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NY1 Highlights Teaching Health Centers, Featuring Drs. Neil Calman and Bamidele Olatunbosun

Posted 09/03/14

Drs. Neil Calman and Bamidele Olatunbosun were featured on a NY1 story on Teaching Health Centers. In 2011, the Institute received federal funding from HRSA to open a second Teaching Health Center program in New York State, located at its Family Health Center of Harlem, in the historic neighborhood of Harlem. The Institute also received […]

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El Instituto de Salud para la Familia en las noticias

Posted 09/03/14

En el 25 de agosto, el canal de noticias Univision reportó sobre los servicios de salud se ofrecemos aqui en el Instituto. El reportero se entrevistó a la Dra. Aimee Mankodi y entrenador de diabetes Leniza Tineo. También habló con una paciente del Centro de Salud de Harlem sobre los servicios y sus experiencias generales. […]

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