The Bronx Leads The Charge To Combat Chronic Illness With The Launch Of The Healthy Beverage Zone

Union Community Health Center, Bronx Health REACH led by the Institute for Family Health’s and partners of the Bronx’s #Not62 – The Campaign for A Healthy Bronx, unveil the Healthy Beverage Zone, a movement that motivates and supports Bronxites to ditch sugary beverages and embrace better health. BRONX, NY (April 18, 2017) —The Bronx has set …read more

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The Institute Will Launch New Program for Mothers of Young Children in the Bronx Funded by March of Dimes®

Bronx, NY (April 17, 2017) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded a one year grant from the March of Dimes® to improve health outcomes among mothers of young children who visit the Institute’s Walton Family Health Center. The grant-funded program will provide evidence-based health care and care navigation services to about 225 women residing …read more

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The Institute Holds Sixth Annual Research & Innovation Symposium, Highlights Work of Bronx Health REACH

New York, NY (April 6, 2017) – The Institute’s annual Research & Innovation Symposium was held last night at The New York Academy of Medicine. The event allows Institute staff, of various disciplines, to share innovative research projects with colleagues, the community and Institute partners. This year, Bronx Health REACH was the featured program of …read more

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The Institute Receives over $500,000 to Expand Health Workforce Retraining Initiative Program

New York, NY (November 7, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health was recently awarded $536,360 in New York State funding over the next two years to expand its current Health Workforce Retraining Initiative (HWRI) Program in New York City and the Northern Metro regions. The overarching goals of this transformation are to improve health …read more

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The Institute Receives over $500,000 to Expand Health Workforce Retraining Initiative Program

The Institute Receives New York State Funding to Promote Practice Transformation in Health Centers

New York, NY (November 3, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health has been selected to train community health centers in New York City, Westchester and Rockland counties to implement the Advanced Primary Care (APC) model as part of the New York State Practice Transformation Technical Assistance Services program. The award is from the New …read more

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The Institute Receives New York State Funding to Promote Practice Transformation in Health Centers

Dr. Virna Little, President of the Board for ACU, to Open 2016 Conference

New York, NY (August 1, 2016) — The Institute for Family Health’s Dr. Virna Little, in her new role as president of the Board of Directors, will welcome the membership of the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) at their upcoming annual conference. ACU is a nonprofit organization comprising clinicians, advocates, and healthcare organizations …read more

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The Institute Receives Grant Funding to Treat Opioid Dependence in Ulster County

New Paltz, NY (March 16, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded a $325,000 federal grant to provide effective treatment to Mid-Hudson Valley residents dependent on opioids, including prescription pain medicines and heroin. The funding, which runs for two years, will enable the Institute’s community health centers in Kingston, New Paltz, Ellenville and …read more

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The Institute Awarded Over $15 Million in NYS Funding for Capital Projects

New York, NY (March 9, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded over $15 million in new capital funding by New York State. The funding will support the renovation or expansion of three community health center sites in Manhattan, the Bronx and Kingston, NY.  The Institute received the awards as the result of …read more

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The Institute Awarded Over $15 Million in NYS Funding for Capital Projects

The Institute for Family Health Dedicates David N. Mesches, MD Health Campus

New Paltz, NY (October 5, 2015) – On Friday, October 2nd, 75 community leaders and residents, including many friends and colleagues, joined the Institute for Family Health at a dedication ceremony honoring Dr. David N. Mesches. The Institute for Family Health’s New Paltz health campus, which provides affordable medical, behavioral and other health services to …read more

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HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, Institute for Family Health Partner to Build Primary Care Research Capacity in Hudson Valley With Launch of New Fellowship Program

New York, N.Y. (Sept. 2, 2015) – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley and the Institute for Family Health today announced a new collaborative research program, to be funded over two years by a $1.26 million New York State Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program grant. The new Center for Health Information Technology Research to Promote Population …read more

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HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, Institute for Family Health  Partner to Build Primary Care Research Capacity in Hudson Valley  With Launch of New Fellowship Program