Spring 2022: SB820, Community Health Needs Assessment
MPH students in SB820 conducted an assessment of the social services needs of older adults in Brookline, MA. The students worked under the supervision of Dr. Jonathan Jay, an assistant professor of Community Health Sciences at BUSPH, and teaching assistants Walae Hayek and Chioma Mbonu. This assessment was conducted in collaboration with the Brookline Council on Aging, the Brookline Senior Center, and BUSPH Professor Harold Cox. Topics of the assessment included transportation and the built environment, healthcare access, housing, and personal and legal rights.