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AHE 2023 Annual Report

Accelerate Health Equity: 2023 Annual Report

Posted on: October 17, 2023
A year since our launch, we are excited to share our inaugural annual report on the progress we have made alongside our AHE partners and collaborators. In this report, you’ll learn about our multiple city-wide projects, first series of grant recipients, and pilot programs and initiatives, many of which are housed within individual AHE member institutions.
AHE Q&A With Dr. Aditi Vasan

How “IGNITE Kids” is Expanding Health Equity Research to Reach Children in Need

Posted on: August 18, 2023
Our team sat down with Dr. Aditi Vasan, lead investigator on IGNITE Kids, to learn more about the study and how economic and environmental interventions can help children across the city achieve better health outcomes. 
How Temple Health is Using Secure Housing to Change Lives

AHE Spotlight: How Temple Health is Using Secure Housing to Change Lives

Posted on: May 24, 2023
Steven Carson, MHA, BSN, RN — Senior Vice President of Population Health at Temple Health and AHE Steering Committee member — and his team are at the helm of Housing Smart, an innovative initiative changing lives by combatting the cycle of housing insecurity and homelessness in the Temple community. 
Black Maternal Health Week: Centering the Voices of Patients and Providers

Black Maternal Health Week: Centering the Voices of Obstetric Patients and Providers

Posted on: April 14, 2023
In honor of Black Maternal Health Week 2023, learn more about AHE's study focused on understanding what physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers can and need to do to achieve more equitable prenatal care.
Jay S. Feldstein, DO Spotlight

AHE Spotlight: How PCOM is Helping to Fight Food Insecurity

Posted on: March 29, 2023
During National Nutrition Month, AHE is proud to spotlight PCOM and its work to feed the communities it serves.
National Nutrition Month Q&A With Dr. Kevin Volpp

National Nutrition Month Q&A With AHE Co-lead Dr. Kevin Volpp

Posted on: March 28, 2023
Hear from Dr. Kevin Volpp — co-lead of Accelerate Health Equity — about his thoughts on how “food is medicine” relates to heart health, health equity, and his connection to the American Heart Association.