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NEW: Central MA Health Foundation Elects New Officers, Directors

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

 

Some new faces will be joining the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts in its mission of improving the health of residents throughout the region.

The Health Foundation's Board recently elected Jennifer J. Hylton, Psy.D., as the new Executive Director of the Counseling & Assessment Clinic of Worcester, which provides mental health services, and Barent W. Walsh, Ph.D., as the new Executive Director of The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, a comprehensive human services provider located in Worcester.

The Board also elected several directors as officers. John P. Gusha, D.M.D. will serve as Chairman; Jeffrey W. Hillis, J.D., M.B.A. will be the board's Treasurer; Lynda M. Young, M.D. will serve as Secretary; and George M. Abraham, M.D., M.P.H. was elected Immediate Past Chairman.

Henry L. Ferguson, III, J.D.; Lisa R. Fortuna, M.D., M.P.H.; Jay S. Himmelstein, M.D., M.P.H.; Michael J. Mutchler, M.D.; Luis G. Perez, J.D.; Brian J. Perry; Deborah L. Plummer, Ph.D.; and Ann K. Tripp, M.B.A. also continue to serve on the board.

Established in 1999, the Health Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $25 million and recently announced the opening of its 2013 Activation Fund grants to aid local orgnaizations in their efforst to improve health and well-being across Central Mass. The Health Foundation has designated roughly $350,000 for one round of Activation Fund projects this year. Previous awards have ranged from $10,000 to a little more than $100,000, with the average grant totaling $50,000. In 2012, Activation Fund grants supported projects that ranged from promoting green and healthy homes to addressing the skills gap in the workforce to reducing depression among elders in the Latino community. 

 

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