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Another Call to Go Upstream: Housing Is Health

July 2012

George Abraham, M.D., M.P.H., Chairman of the Board, The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts
Janice B. Yost, Ed.D., President and CEO, The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts

Research over the decades has indicated that factors, such as education, income, occupation, housing, neighborhood environment, race, and ethnicity, have a powerful influence on health and are often referred to as the “root cause” of poor health.

With this fundamental understanding, The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has provided millions of dollars in support to housing programs to improve poor health.


PDF Format Views from the Field: 7-16-12 (Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts)