The Sharewood Project, a free, student-led community health clinic, has been offering unscheduled care to the medically underserved populations of the greater Boston area since 1997. The clinic is currently providing free pregnancy care service for women, which connects patients to primary care physicians as well as health insurance enrollment assistance.
The See, Test & Treat program took place at Tufts Medical Center on Oct. 26. For the fourth year in a row, Tufts Medical Center doctors provided free breast and pelvic exams to uninsured and underserved women. This is the first year in which the program provided pediatric kidney screenings for children.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently held the first-ever session of D.A.S.H. (Defensive Aids in Situations of Help) at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.
The first session of D.A.S.H., coinciding with crime-prevention month, is slated for October 23rd at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury from 5:30-8:30pm and will be presented in collaboration with Chelsea Police Officer Jose Ramos and the Chelsea Police Department.
When Madge Meyer talks, she expects you to listen. Meyer is a petite and elegant woman who served as an executive at IBM, Merrill Lynch and State Street, where she was a minority.
Ten presenters from the world of startup entrepreneurship presented their stories of success and failure at the Startup Bootcamp on Sept. 14 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Two of the speakers were Asian women: Julia Hu of Lark and Grace Hsia of Warmilu.