The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc. (CCHERS) is a community-based organization that is a community/academic partnership established in 1991 with a $6 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Community Partnerships in Health Professions Education initiative. The partnership is comprised of Boston Medical Center, the Boston Public Health Commission, Boston University School of Medicine, Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences and an established network of fifteen community health centers (FQHC) serving the racially and ethnically diverse populations of the City. CCHER is the current sub-recipient of a grant funded by the National REACH Coalition (NRC), a major recipient of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). With the formation of a Community Leadership Team (CLT), CCHER is working together with the Haitian community to advocate and promote systemic changes for a healthy community. CCHER is working together with CLT by taking actions through selecting public health strategies to bring healthy eating and active living awareness to members of the larger Haitian community.
The following is the list of scholars from Center for Community Health Education Research and Service who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences