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BRINGING SPECIALIST CARE TO THE PATIENTS: ONCOLOGISTS SEEING PATIENTS AT A COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

  • November 22, 2013

Christopher S. Lathan, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine Faculty Director of Cancer Care Equity, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the current integrative model to combat disparities: Part I: The Set up Part II: The implementation Part II: Data Cancer Care Equity Program Focused effort to maximize research/and clinical efforts to combat racial disparities in […]

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AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards Grant to WSHC

  • November 19, 2013

Whittier Street Health Center has been funded by the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation through the Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program, which provides annual grants of $150,000 and up to US-based nonprofit organizations engaged in improving cardiovascular health in their communities. Whittier received its first grant from the Foundation in 2011 and its second in 2012. The AstraZeneca […]

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Grammy-Award Winning Gospel Artist Dr. Bobby Jones to Host Whittier Street Health Center 11th Annual International Gospel Benefit Concert at the Berklee Performance Center

  • November 15, 2013

Grammy Award winning gospel music legend Dr. Bobby Jones will host Whittier Street Health Center’s 11th Annual “Saving the Health of the Community International Benefit Gospel Concert” on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Berklee Performance Center of the Berklee College of Music, 136  Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. The concert, […]

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Physicians Benefit by Studying the Art of Medicine

  • November 13, 2013

Canadian physician William Osler, MD, often credited with establishing the practice of the medical residency, once noted that, “The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade …” More medical schools are taking those words to heart, publishing literary magazines and artistic journals that encourage doctors, nurses and patients to express their feelings through […]

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WSHC at Driving for Wellness

  • November 8, 2013

  On November 6, 2013, the Men’s Health Department at Whittier Street Health Center held the Driving for Wellness health fair at Logan Airport. Boston taxi drivers were invited for the event, which provided health services such as blood pressure screening, glucose screening, health benefits enrollment, and health information. More than 100 men received health […]

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Mayoral Prize for Innovations in Primary Care: Update from Whittier Street Health Center

  • November 8, 2013

healthy boston blog Brought to you by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Boston Public Health Commission Starting as a “well-baby” clinic in 1933, Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) has grown into an accredited urban community health center with the mission to offer quality, accessible and reliable primary care services to over 18,500 diverse Boston […]

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