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Our phenomenal Program Director, Karen Berg, is leaving the CHC to receive a Master's Degree in Higher Education. We are so proud of her, but sad to see her go.
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Violence is a topic that is very personal to me, and was common in the neighborhoods where I grew up. There is a familiar notion around the city that when the temperature rises, so does the gun violence. However, violence prevention is one of Healthy Chicago’s, a new city-wide initiative, top priorities. Its purpose is to engage the city in practical, goal-driven actions to result in a transformation of the health status of the city, essentially making Chicago the healthiest city in the nation. Read more of Melissa's post...
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Name: Stephen Veideman Position: Patient Advocate at Health Center 6 Degree: Biology Why did you join the health corps: To obtain a broader knowledge and deeper understanding of the nation’s healthcare system Favorite thing about Philly: The location and size of the city
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Name: Chelsea Safran Position: Patient Advocate at Health Center 5 Degree: Biochemistry Why did you join the health corps: To experience the problems in healthcare first hand and find ways to overcome them while directly interacting with patients Favorite thing about Philly: Rittenhouse square and public transportation
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