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  • CHA Psychiatrist Leads Harvard Medical School Revamp of Training on Opioid Use

    07/07/2016
  • CHA Names Three New Members to Board of Trustees

    07/07/2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, has named William Lahey, Mary Jane Kornacki and Claire Laporte, all Cambridge residents, to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees, appointed by Richard Rossi, City Manager of Cambridge, will help CHA fulfill its mission of improving the health of our communities. The existing board membership includes residents from Cambridge, Somerville and Everett, wh...

  • CHA Psychiatrist Receives Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School

    CHA Psychiatrist Receives Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School

    06/06/2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Mark Albanese , MD, director of adult outpatient and addictions services at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), has been named a recipient of the 2015-2016 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School (HMS). The A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award honors the memory of A. Clifford Barger, who devoted his career to bringing out the best in those who studied, trained and work...

  • CHA Honors John Rosenthal with Art of Healing Award

    CHA Honors John Rosenthal with Art of Healing Award

    04/20/2016

    Pictured: from left – Cambridge Health Alliance CEO Patrick Wardell , CHA Foundation President Mary Cassesso , John Rosenthal , event honoree and founder of Stop Handgun Violence and Friends of Boston’s Homeless, Jim Braude , host of Greater Boston on WGBH, and Robin Young , co-host of NPR affiliate WBUR’s Here & Now at the Alliance’s Art of Healing Award Dinner at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge on April 14. Photos by Jeff Thiebauth (for Cambridge Health Alliance) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Cambridge Health...

  • Harvard Medical School Honors CHA Psychiatrist with Diversity Award

    Harvard Medical School Honors CHA Psychiatrist with Diversity Award

    04/06/2016

    Marshall Forstein, MD, (right) receiving Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Thiebauth CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Marshall Forstein , MD, interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) and an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS), was named a recipient of the 2016 Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award presented by HMS. The award honors HMS faculty members who have made significant achievements in cultivating a diverse and incl...

  • Mass. Medical Society Honors CHA Physician for Reducing Disparities

    Mass. Medical Society Honors CHA Physician for Reducing Disparities

    03/21/2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) physician Marie-Louise Jean-Baptiste , MD, has won the Reducing Health Disparities Award presented by the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS).The award recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to reducing health disparities due to race, socioeconomic status, age, education, or sexual orientation. Dr. Jean-Baptiste’s colleagues at CHA recognized her as an “admired and ardent educator and a paragon clinician, one who has blessed our...

  • Kathy Betts Joins Cambridge Health Alliance as Senior Director of Community Health Improvement

    Kathy Betts Joins Cambridge Health Alliance as Senior Director of Community Health Improvement

    03/16/2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, has named Kathy Betts as its new senior director of the Department of Community Health Improvement (CHI). CHI, founded in 1989, provides a broad array of community health programs targeting populations at risk for health care disparities. Betts will oversee CHI initiatives that reduce health disparities and promote wellness, improve overall community heal...

  • CHA’s Bike 4 Books Raises $25,000 to Support Project READ

    CHA’s Bike 4 Books Raises $25,000 to Support Project READ

    03/15/2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region successfully raised $25,000 at its annual Bike 4 Books spin-a-thon to support Project READ (Read Each and Every Day) , CHA’s childhood literacy initiative. The event was held at the Malkin Athletic Center at Harvard University (MAC) on Saturday, March 5, and staff from across CHA as well as community members participated. CHA is deeply thankful to the corp...

  • CHA Physician named Family Medicine Educator of the Year

    CHA Physician named Family Medicine Educator of the Year

    02/19/2016

    MALDEN, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) physician Honor MacNaughton, MD , has won the 2016 Family Medicine Educator of the Year award presented by the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians (MassAFP). The award recognizes exemplary clinical teaching of medical students in the specialty of family medicine. The MassAFP presents the Family Medicine Educator of the Year award to recognize a physician who exemplifies the tradition of “Physician as Teacher.” Nominees are evaluated on recognized ex...

  • CHA’s Elder Service Plan Moves to East Cambridge

    CHA’s Elder Service Plan Moves to East Cambridge

    02/11/2016

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, has moved its Elder Service Plan program to 163 Gore Street in Cambridge next door to the CHA East Cambridge Care Center . The Elder Service Plan relocation gives the more than 300 members in the program access to a new facility where they can socialize and receive care. Some of the features of the new space include more than double the number of primary ...