June 2015 Issue

Spotlight Event

Deputy Director Susan Sherry Receives Teaching Award

Deputy Director Susan Sherry received the 2015 Teaching Citation Award from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health given to faculty members who have enriched students’ academic, professional or personal development.

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Inside Philanthropy and The Chronicle of Philanthropy covered the announcement of the $14.8 million grant awarded by The Atlantic Philanthropies to Community Catalyst for The Center for Consumer and Community Engagement in Health System Transformation.

The Voices for Better Health project released a new video, “Building Bridges to Better Health,” highlighting an innovative collaboration between providers and consumer advocates to infuse geriatrics best practices into the Demonstration Projects for people with both Medicare and Medicaid (dual eligibles). The video was screened on May 15 at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting, at a forum jointly hosted by Community Catalyst and The John A. Hartford Foundation ChangeAGEnts initiative.

Project Director Alice Dembner speaks with Insurance News Net about the need for stronger federal regulations to make mental health care a priority.

Katherine Howitt, Associate Director of Policy, explains how momentum from the outside helped push Montana’s Medicaid Expansion bill in POLITICO.

On New Hampshire Public Radio, Dental Access Project Director David Jordan explains the important impact dental therapists have on improving communities’ access to oral health.

Join us in congratulating recently promoted staff members: Melinda Crosby to Development Coordinator; Lucy Dagneau to Associate Director of Communications; Katherine Howitt to Associate Director of Policy; and Emily Polk to Program & Policy Associate. 

SAVE THE DATE!
Community Catalyst Annual Breakfast
November 4, 2015
One Federal Street Boston, MA 02110

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