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Two Upcoming Meetings: Western Mass Health Equity Summit; and MPHA Annual Meeting

Two Upcoming Meetings: Western Mass Health Equity Summit; and MPHA Annual Meeting

September 24, 2014

Two wothwhile events coming up:

First up, this Thursday, is the Western Massachusetts Health Equity Summit

Western Mass Health Equity Summit

The meeting is organized by our friends at Baystate Health, along with Springfield’s Department of Health and Human Services, the Mason Square Task Force, the Mass DPH, the Massachusetts Public Health Association, and the University Mass Amherst School of Public Health. Many other groups throughout the region are also participating. The keynote speaker is Amanda Maria Navarro, the Deputy Director of PolicyLink. Dr. Navarro is a leading health equity and policy expert and coordinates the Convergence Partnership funders’ collaborative. Click here for more information, or to register.

Later in the month is the annual meeting of the Mass Public Health Association, on October 17:

MPHA annual Meeting

MPHA plays a critical role in promoting better health in Massachusetts, and their annual meeting is always a great experience. More information is here.

        - Brian Rosman