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Simmons grad joins community health center

Posted by Johanna Kaiser  November 9, 2012 11:53 AM

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By Johanna Kaiser, Town Correspondent

A Simmons College graduate has joined the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement as a research assistant on its evaluation team. 

Madeline Eagan, a Fenway resident, will coordinate the evaluation process for the center’s youth program team and help in the evaluation process of Access to Care programs funded by center. http://yourcampus.boston.com/simmons

The Center for Community Health Improvement works with the Chelsea, Revere, and Charlestown communities to help reduce and prevent substance abuse, increase access to healthy food and physical activity, and promote early detection and screening for cancers. 

The center also works to increase access to health care for immigrants and refugees, seniors, and homeless people, and generate interest in science and health careers.

Eagen, who has a degree in public health, has also worked as an intern for Health Care for All and as a research assistant for Simmons College’s sociology department.

For more news and updates about Simmons College follow @YCSimmons or visit boston.com/yourcampus. E-mail Kaiser at Johanna.yourtown@gmail.com.

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