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Cambridge, Massachusetts Wins RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize

Date: 2/25/2013 9:30 AM

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Tag: Inside PHF, Partnerships, Performance, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

​Congratulations to the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts on winning a Roadmaps to Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The prize, announced on February 20, 2013, honors outstanding community partnerships which are helping people live healthier lives. From more than 160 applicants, six communities were selected for their innovative strategies to create a culture of health in their communities.


Mr. Claude-Alix Jacob, a member of the Public Health Foundation Board of Directors, is the Chief Public Health Officer of the Cambridge Health Alliance, which includes the Cambridge Public Health Department and all of the related public health functions of the city of Cambridge. See Mr. Jacob and the great collaborative work of the Cambridge public health community profiled in the following video produced by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:  



The Public Health Foundation is always interested in hearing more about promising practices and partnerships designed to strengthen the quality and performance of public health practice. Please share your comments and any stories from your community that demonstrate collaborative efforts to improve health.


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Harvey Wallace


Congratulations Claude. You are a rising star for public health. Harvey

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