Barbara Ferrer and Other Public Health Champions to be Honored

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Guest blogger Toby Fisher

MPHA logo for WebOn June 7, health officials and community leaders from across the Commonwealth will gather at the Massachusetts Public Health Association’s (MPHA) 11th Annual Spring Awards Breakfast to honor four inspiring leaders who embody the spirit of public health.  They remind us that public health is everywhere: in community health centers and hospitals, in social justice movements, in government and academia, and in workplaces around the Commonwealth.

barbara_ferrer_03_LQWe are proud to present Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of the Boston Public Health Commission, withthe Paul Revere Award in recognition of her outstanding leadership and inspired pursuit of health equity and social justice for the residents of Boston and beyond. Through her commitment to change, Dr. Ferrer has established herself as a remarkable leader in the field of public health. Her innovative approach to public health and unwavering dedication to protecting the health of Boston’s most vulnerable…

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