News Room: May 2017

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Philadelphia – Kristin Walker, HFP’s coordinator of the Perinatal HIV Prevention Project, presented at the Fourth Annual Public Health Day Symposium held by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on April 3. Over 100 people and 20 presenters attended the symposium to learn about the variety of programs offered within the Philadelphia public health community.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Philadelphia – Ann Ricksecker, HFP’s Associate CEO, was honored at the Women’s Way 40th anniversary Powerful Voice Awards on May 11th. Ricksecker was recognized for her role as a groundbreaker within the organization, which was founded in 1977.

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Thursday, 11 May 2017

Philadelphia – Throughout the morning a crowd gathered around the Philadelphia ACE Project table during Philadelphia’s annual Block Captain Rally, which was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 25, 2017. Members of the Philadelphia ACE project held raffles and giveaways to raise awareness about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and collect feedback on a new community awareness campaign.

Monday, 08 May 2017

Philadelphia – On May 2 and 3, health care professionals from 16 health centers participating in the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Health Center Controlled Network gathered for training in quality improvement.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Philadelphia – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff were recently involved in three initiatives related to combatting the opioid epidemic in the Philadelphia region.

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