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Saturday, November 18, 2017
HomeHealthCeteraWelcome Charmaine Ruddock, MS, Senior Fellow CHMP

Welcome Charmaine Ruddock, MS, Senior Fellow CHMP

Charmaine Ruddock

The Center for Health, Media and Policy is pleased to welcome Ms. Ruddock as a Senior Fellow. Ms. Ruddock  joined the Institute for Family Health formerly known as The Institute for Urban Family Health in 2000 to direct Bronx Health REACH, a coalition of 50 community and faith-based organizations, funded by the Centers for Disease Control’s REACH 2010 Initiative to address racial and ethnic health disparities.  Since 2007 Ms. Ruddock has had oversight of Bronx Health REACH/NY CEED, a CDC designated national Center of Excellence to Eliminate Disparity.  Ms. Ruddock also directs the Institute’s NIH funded initiative exploring the efficacy of faith-based organizations to provide diabetes education; the New York State Department of Health funded School Wellness Initiative and; a Johnson and Johnson funded childhood obesity prevention program.

Ms. Ruddock sits on the board of a number of local and national organizations dedicated to eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities. Ms. Ruddock holds a BA. in Literature and Social Sciences from the University of the West Indies and a Masters of Science in Management and Policy Analysis from the Graduate School of Management, The New School for Social Research.

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