Category: News

Seventh class of Health Leadership Fellows to graduate April 23

Thirty-five leaders from health and human services organizations throughout western and central New York will graduate from the Health Leadership Fellows program at a ceremony on April 23, 2018 at…

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation endows new program officer for caregiving position

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced a partnership with the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and the Michigan Health Endowment Fund along with a $2 million…

‘Pathways to School Readiness’ event to focus on barriers, opportunities facing young girls in WNY

Together with the WNY Women’s Foundation, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York will host “Pathways to School Readiness” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018…

‘Health System of the Future’ presentation, panel discussion April 11

Former hospital CEO and health care “futurist” Josh Luke, Ph.D. will be the keynote speaker at the presentation and panel discussion “The Health System of the Future” from 5 to…

Health Foundation partners with state to spread Aging Mastery Program across WNY

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has partnered with the New York State Office for the Aging on a 30-month initiative to embed the National Council on…

3-4-50 Framework aligns existing efforts to create healthier community

Improving the health and well-being of our community will require the collective effort of everyone living in it. Today, three behaviors (tobacco use, poor diet and sedentary lifestyle) contribute to…

Our View: CHIP is critical for children’s healthy development

By Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. President  Health care for millions of American children is being held hostage. The Children’s Health Insurance Program covers nearly nine million children nationwide, and right now…

Funding supports health-related programming at WBFO, WRVO

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded grant funding to WBFO-FM in Western New York and WRVO Public Media in central New York to support health-related…

Health Foundation awards $50,000 grant to establish healthy aging framework

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded a $50,000 grant to the New York State Department of Health to establish a healthy aging framework within Governor…

A look back at 2017 with Health Foundation President Nora OBrien-Suric

With the holidays nearly here, I wanted to take a quick look back at what we have accomplished with our partners in 2017 and share with you a little bit about…