The Institute for Family Health Receives CDC Grant to Expand Bronx Health REACH

The Institute for Family Health Receives CDC Grant to Expand Bronx Health REACH

New York, NY (October 5, 2018) – The Institute for Family Health received an award of nearly $4,000,000 to be used over a five-year period to expand the activities of its Bronx Health REACH (BHR) Coalition. Funded since 1999, BHR was initially focused on the South Bronx. This new funding will permit the Institute to …read more

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The Institute for Family Health Receives CDC Grant to Expand Bronx Health REACH

The Institute for Family Health Receives Almost $1 Million In Federal Funds to Increase Substance Use and Mental Health Services and Enhance Healthcare Technology

New York, NY (September 28, 2018) – The Institute for Family Health, one of New York state’s largest health center networks, was awarded three federal grants, totaling $989,750, from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA.) Funds will allow the organization to expand its integrated substance use disorder and mental health services in Harlem, and …read more

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The Institute for Family Health Receives Almost $1 Million In Federal Funds to Increase Substance Use and Mental Health Services and Enhance Healthcare Technology

Preventing Overdose in Our Communities

The Institute will soon be expanding our ongoing effort to prevent opioid overdoses in our communities, thanks to new funding from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA). The new five-year grant will support distribution of overdose reversal kits at our health centers and in the community, a training program for other …read more

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Assembly Member Dick Gottfried Will Present Grand Rounds on September 14th

New York, NY (September 11, 2014) – Assembly Member Dick Gottfried will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Grand Rounds.  His presentation, “Making Health Policy in New York State,” will discuss recent health-related policymaking in the State. Assembly Member Dick Gottfried represents the 75th Assembly District in Manhattan. He is chair of the …read more

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The Institute’s Dr. Ephraim Back Awarded NYSAFP’s 2018 Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Ephraim Back who was recently awarded the 2018 Family Physician Educator of the Year award by the New York State Academy of  Family Physicians (NYSAFP). Established in 1991, the NYSAFP’s Family Physician Educator of the Year Award is designed to “recognize persons, who in the opinion of the Academy, have made outstanding contributions …read more

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Community Leaders Join the Institute for a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New Health Center on 17th Street in Manhattan

  New York, NY (June 4, 2018) – Health care and community leaders and elected officials gathered on Friday, June 1, to celebrate the opening of the Institute for Family Health at 17th Street. The state-of-the-art health center, the Institute’s 32nd health center site, is located at 230 West 17th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.  The event featured remarks …read more

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Institute for Family Health Set to Launch New Program for Mothers of Young Children in the Bronx

Funding from March of Dimes® will support the new initiative Bronx, NY (May 1, 2018) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded a one year grant from March of Dimes® to improve health outcomes among mothers of young children who visit the Institute’s Urban Horizons and Stevenson Family Health Centers in the Bronx.  The …read more

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The Institute’s Diane Hauser Co-Authors Study Published in May Issue of Health Affairs

New York, NY (May 8, 2018) – In the current issue of Health Affairs, the Institute’s Diane Hauser  co-authored a study titled, “Views Of Primary Care Providers On Testing Diverse Patients For Genetic Risks For Common Chronic Diseases.” The theme of the May issue is “Precision Medicine.” For the study, they surveyed 488 primary care …read more

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The Institute Opens New Health Center Near Westchester Square in the Bronx

New York, NY (May 1, 2018) – On Tuesday, May 1st, the Institute for Family Health opened a new health center, The Institute for Family Health at Westchester Square, located at 1420 Ferris Place in the Bronx. The center is the 32nd location in the Institute’s network of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). The site was previously operated …read more

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The Institute Holds Seventh Annual Research & Innovation Symposium, Highlights Advocacy

New York, NY (April 26, 2018) – The Institute’s annual Research & Innovation Symposium was held last night at The New York Academy of Medicine. The theme of this year’s symposium was Research and Advocacy, which had the goal of not simply focusing on the science and data of research, but the positive social impact …read more

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