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Lynn Community Health Center honors two

Lynn Community Health Center honors two
Marblehead Reporter
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Honorees with guests. Photo by Reba Saldanha.

Marblehead —Jackie Jenkins-Scott, president of Wheelock College, and Paula Shorts, president of the Women’s Fund of Essex County, were honored by the Lynn Community Health Center at its inaugural “Women for LCHC Recognition Breakfast” recently. Over 200 guests were on hand to recognize the honorees for their contributions to the health education, and economic development of women and girls.

Health Center Executive Director Lori Abrams Berry put forth a vision of the local communities as places where poor health is never again a barrier to a woman’s success in school, the workplace or as a member of her family. Berry described the way in which the health center cares for women in ways that go far beyond the exam room.

“We care for women like no one else does,” she said. “Comprehensive OB/GYN, breast health and other ‘women’s health’ services are seamlessly integrated with primary care, mental health care, social services and specialty services not only for a woman but for her whole family. Read article...

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