Monthly Archives: December 2012

Look for the helpers

Saturday morning, a week and a half before Christmas.  It will be a busy weekend.  Today, I am supposed to go to see Santa at our local fire station, go to a family holiday party, and go to a party … Continue reading

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Talking with children about the recent school shooting in Sandy Hook 12/14/12

The following is a message from Dr. Tim Kearney, Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Community Health Centers, Inc. All of us as parents and those who work with children wish that we could protect them from the knowledge of the tragedies that … Continue reading

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Danbury Homeless Connect

Today, staff from CHC are participating in The 6th Annual Danbury Project Homeless Connect.  You may have read about it in the Danbury Patch or the NewsTimes.  But, what you may not have heard are some of the stories about … Continue reading

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Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, about the broad scope of research underway at NIH, as well as his previous work leading the team that mapped the human genome, … Continue reading

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Help-Portrait 2012 Middletown – Follow Up

Smiles were in abundance this past Saturday at CHC, as a number of our HealthCorps Navigators and several staff members hosted the health center’s inaugural Help-Portrait event. Members of the Middletown community were invited to 675 Main Street, where high-quality … Continue reading

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HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Jackie Wang

 Meet Jackie Wang, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in Quality Improvement  at CHC, Inc. ! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? University of Michigan, BS in Biochemistry, graduated in 2012. –          What about joining CHC most excites you? … Continue reading

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Help-Portrait 2012 – Middletown

The Community Health Center, Inc. will be hosting its inaugural version of Help-Portrait on Saturday, December 8th from 10am until 4pm. Founded by Celebrity Photographer Jeremy Cowart, Help-Portrait is a community of photographers coming together across the world to use … Continue reading

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Dan Hawkins, Vice President for Federal, State and Public Affairs, National Association of Community Health Centers

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dan Hawkins, Senior Vice President for Federal, State and Public Affairs at the National Association of Community Health Centers. Mr. Hawkins discusses how community health centers are poised to take on a majority … Continue reading

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Dr. Alice Chen Visit

The following piece was written by Jackie Wang, a HealthCorps Navigator at CHC, Inc. serving in the Quality Improvement Department.      Last Friday,  Community Health Center, Inc., was honored to host Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Chen is the … Continue reading

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The CHC Model of Care

Saturday, CHC President and CEO Mark Masselli sent an email which illustrates the CHC Model of Care nicely wrapped up in the events of a single day at CHC: Wow – what a Friday at CHC – our model of … Continue reading

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