Tag: Rhode Island

Integrating Primary Care with STI Service Provision at a new Community-based LGBTQ+ Health Center

December 14, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Description: The LGBTQ+ community experiences disparities related to sexual health and primary care. Open Door Health in Providence, Rhode Island opened in 2020 to address this unmet need for culturally tailored services for LGBTQ populations in Rhode Island. The presentation discusses program development and innovative sexual […]

Arnelle Toffey

Arnelle worked as a Research Assistant at Project Weber/RENEW where the project “Racial Equity Workgroup of the RI Governor’s Treatment Taskforce” completed involved creating surveys to understand the treatment/healthcare experiences of people who use drugs or who are in recovery to understand how individual and structural racism affects their decision making. The project helped improve […]

Claire Hodges

Claire’s project with Rhode Island Public Health Institute allowed her to create graphics aimed at improving health literacy and increasing knowledge of public health information and resources. Those graphics were shared as posts on the Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages of RIPHI and its subsidiary organizations, including Open Door Health, Nourish RI, and Food on […]

Hector Nunez

Hector’s project with Rhode Island Public Health Institute helped improve health equity by providing guidelines for quality improvement which improved clinical practice and the services offered.

Marielle Rogoff

Marielle’s project helps ensure that Food on the Move is making an impact. Food on the Move is a program run by the Rhode Island Public Health Institute. RIPHI is a non-profit based in Rhode Island that aims to solve complex public health issues using research, best public health practices, and community engagement. The ultimate […]

Courtney Bucci

Courtney’s project with New England Institute of Technology addressed health equity by assessing the barriers to a) complete college and b) owning a home and proposing an intervention and implementation. By further studying and addressing these social determinants of health we advance the possibilities of the Latinx community, in partnership with the Latino Policy Institute […]

Claire Hodges

Claire’s project at Rhode Island Public Health Institute worked to help improve health equity by ensuring that more community members are aware of the services offered by RIPHI’s affiliate organizations, including free primary and sexual health screenings, holistic, faith-based health programs, and mobile markets offering discounts on the purchase of fresh produce for low-income individuals. […]

Rosemary Raymundo

Rosemary Raymundo completed her project “First Connections” at Family Services of Rhode Island. “The main objective to the project with the First Connections program was to map the program’s processes and create workflow charts for their enrollment and outreach roles. By doing this we would expect to identify bottleneck areas within these roles and provide […]

11/10 Leading a Community Public Health Campaign – Rhode Island Case Study

What does it take to transition public health research to public health policy change? In this webinar, participants will learn how to work within communities to identify public health needs and design a community focused advocacy campaign. The case study used to convey this objective is the Rhode Island statewide Sugary Drinks Tax advocacy campaign […]