Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lillian Reba Moses

From Mark Masselli: Tonight, I write with great sadness to say that Reba Moses, one of CHC’s founders, died this evening.  Just a week ago, she entered the hospice at Middlesex and family and friends gathered round.  We sat and … Continue reading

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Ladies Night Out

Below is a piece written by Nadine Byers, a HealthCorps Navigator at the Community Health Center, Inc. serving in the Early Detection Program. She recently volunteered at an event titled “Ladies Night Out” at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown and commented on her experience. … Continue reading

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Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer, Health and Human Services

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services. Mr. Sivak talks about programs underway at HHS to harness the power of data, technology and innovation to improve the … Continue reading

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Honoring CHC’s Medical Assistants

A message from The Community Health Center, Inc.’s Chief Nursing Officer, Bernadette Thomas, APRN, DNP, MPH, in honor of National Medical Assistants Recognition Day. Greetings everyone: In recent years, CHC has undergone tremendous change and growth: we have moved from … Continue reading

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Stamford CHC Participates in National Depression Screening Day

On Thursday, October 11th, health centers across the United States offered depression screenings as part of a national day dedicated to the awareness and prevention of this behavioral illness. The staff at CHC Stamford partook in the event – titled … Continue reading

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New Nurse Practitioner in Residency Profile – Stephanie Fassu Noulaheu

               Meet Stephanie Fassu Noulaheu, a new Nurse Practitioner in Residency at CHC!   –      Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I got my RN and MSN education at Samuel Merritt University, California  –          What about joining CHC most … Continue reading

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Below is a guest blog post composed by Nicole Jarjura, Patient Navigator for Early Detection Colorectal Cancer Screening at CHC. As we all well know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and is marked as a time when individuals, businesses, … Continue reading

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Today (10/11) is National Depression Screening Day

Several years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report predicting that depression would become the world’s leading cause of disability by the year 2020. A September 2012 study by the American Journal of Public Health noted that depression … Continue reading

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Dr. Joseph Smith Chief Medical Officer of West Health Institute

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Joseph Smith,Chief Science and Medical Officer of the West Health Institute who discusses the Institute’s work to accelerate the development of wireless health technologies to better target solutions to unmet medical needs. … Continue reading

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Up on the Rooftop at CHC

During the summer months, the rooftop at 675 Main Street provided a place for local students and community members to routinely visit the unique garden paradise while tending to their own vegetable and herb plants. Fall has arrived and the … Continue reading

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