Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) and the Weitzman Institute are pleased to announce the names of the five fellows who are transforming primary care delivery to the medically underserved populations during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The Transforming Primary Care Summer Fellowship is an on-line, short-term, highly focused front-line training in primary care transformation. This year’s group features 2020 graduates of accredited 4-year colleges and graduate programs. The fellows are working with the health center’s leadership, a team dedicated to re-imagining care for historically underserved people. All work done throughout the fellowship is remote. Each fellow is assigned a preceptor within CHC and Weitzman Institute leadership. Projects include, but are not be limited to, working with: CHC Operations; the Center for Key Populations, focused on LGBTQ health; Grants; Education; and the Weitzman Institute and its affiliates.
This year’s summer fellows are:
- Tom Loftus, Master of Public Health (MPH) candidate at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health
- Dena Bashri, Bachelor of Science in Public Health from The College of William & Mary
- Shivani Gupta, Bachelor of Art in Public Policy from The College of William & Mary
- Rosemary Motz, dual Master of Public Health and Master of Arts program from Indiana University
- Arianna Sang, Bachelor of Arts in Science in Society from Wesleyan University
“The inaugural Transforming Primary Care Summer Fellowship was offered nationally to graduates from the class of 2020, students who are going through the unique challenges brought by Covid-19 as they launch their careers,” said Mark Masselli, CEO and Founder of Community Health Center, Inc. “We received an outpouring of excellent candidates, and are fortunate to have a group of truly outstanding future healthcare leaders. The Fellows have brought limitless talent, energy and intellectual curiosity to their work at CHC and the Weitzman Institute.”