19th Annual Community Health Symposium
Congratulations to all Award Recipients & Nominees!
Today we celebrate the incredible work and commitment of staff, faculty, and community partners who make training the next generation of community-engaged scholars possible! -Davis Chhoa & Charbel Bou-Khalil
2021 OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARDS
Past Community Partner Award Recipients
- BAY AREA NUTRITION & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COLLABORATIVE (BANPAC) | BRIDGE CLINICAL RESEARCH | COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIP OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY | COLLECTIVE ROOTS | DAY WORKER CENTER, MOUNTAIN VIEW | FAIR OAKS CLINIC OF THE SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER | FULL CIRCLE FARMS | INDIAN HEALTH CENTER OF SANTA CLARA VALLEY | INNVISION SHELTER NETWORK: OPPORTUNITY SERVICES CENTER | MAYVIEW COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER | MUSLIM COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION | NUESTRO CANTO DE SALUD OF EL CONCILIO OF SAN MATEO COUNTY | PUENTE A LA SALUD COMUNITARIA, OAXACA, MEXICO | PUENTE DE LA COSTA SUR | RAVENSWOOD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT | RAVENSWOOD FAMILY HEALTH CENTER | REDWOOD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT | ROTACARE BAY AREA | SAN MATEO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT | SAN MATEO COUNTY PRIDE CENTER | SANTA CLARA PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Nominated by | Valley Fellow Vivian Lou, MS2
ABSTRACT | 19
"Open Source Wellness has a dedication to fully supporting the surrounding community through a democratized standpoint. The leaders in this program are all so caring for the surrounding community, as well as supportive of student mentorship. They have such innovative methods of reaching out to underserved populations have been really able to branch out to help populations at FQHCs and primary care clinics. Dr. Chern has additionally played the key role in the implementation of the program at FMA."
Nominated by | Taylor Hollis
ABSTRACT | 16
"Noha Aboelata, MD, Founder and CEO of Roots Community Health Center, has devoted her career to uplifting those impacted by systemic inequities and poverty Through Roots, founded in East Oakland, she has pioneered the delivery of culturally responsive “Whole Health,” and championed the integration of navigation, empowerment, social enterprise, nutritional, pediatric, legal, and mobile health services to address the myriad needs of over 10,000 patients."
2021 OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY-ENGAGED FACULTY AWARD
Past Faculty Award Recipients
2018 ABBY KING, PHD
2019 JAMES LAU, MD, MHPE, FACS
2020 YASMIN OWUSU, MD
Nominated by | Valley Fellow Ashley Stevenson, MS2
ABSTRACT | 32
"Emergency medicine physicians have been hit perhaps harder than any other medical professional during COVID. Yet Dr. Newberry, in addition to practicing as an EM physician, has led an incredible group of students in doing community-engaged work on IPV throughout 2020, mentoring us in multiple projects to help vulnerable communities. Her mentorship, compassion, and willingness to help us through any challenge, no matter the time or the demands on her (in a pandemic!) are unparalleled."
Nominated by | Taylor Hollis
ABSTRACT | 16
"Dr. Jonathan Shaw is a practicing family physician at Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, and a health services researcher at Stanford and the VA Palo Alto. With a passion for addressing social determinants of health in under-served populations, his work and evaluation efforts include homeless veterans outreach, improving care coordination for medically complex veterans, and building relationships with various community organizations, including Roots."
2021 RHONDA MCCLINTON-BROWN
COMMUNITY-ENGAGED LEADER AWARD
Bi-Annual Past Recipients
The first ever Rhonda McClinton-Brown Community-engaged Leader Award was presented to former OCE Executive Director, Rhonda McClinton-Brown for her tireless work in the community and dedication to mentoring future medical professionals by medical students Luis Garcia and Ghida El-Banna
2018 Rhonda McClinton-Brown, MPH
Nominated by | Valley Fellow Josh Taylor, MS3
ABSTRACT | 38
"Dr. Bruce provided invaluable mentorship each step of this project. While attempting to tackle a very complex and multi-faceted issue, Dr. Bruce always prioritized providing the support and guidance I needed to ensure I was also gaining new skills from the project. Furthermore, Dr. Bruce truly embodied the ethos of community-centered work, providing me with a lasting example of how to achieve significant community-based work in my future career."
Nominated by | Rhana Hashemi, MS
"Tia was instrumental in guiding my community partner and I through an evaluation process that was aligned with our circumstances. Tia taught us backward design, the creation of logic models, open-ended interviewing strategies, and integrating contemplative practices into our own lives to enhance our presence as facilitators and skills as program evaluators. Tia allowed me to alow use my course final assignment to conduct an evaluation and uplift my community-engaged work."