No Wrong Path to Public Health: Marina Pieretti’s Zufall AmeriCorps Story
When Marina Pieretti, MPH, completed her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Hispanic cultures with a minor in film at Barnard College, Columbia University in 2013, she had never considered working in public health. In fact, at that time, Pieretti was eager to begin a career in film. An aspiring dirctor, Pieretti’s first postgraduate job was as a production assistant with the TriBeCa Film Festival. She spent about a year in this...
Zufall Health’s AmeriCorps Program Adds Public Health Cohort
Zufall Health is excited to welcome its first-ever class of Public Health AmeriCorps members in July. During their 11-month term, these 10 individuals will provide health education and training, conduct community outreach and engagement, and work to improve access to health care. Members’ focus areas will include: health equity and the social determinants of health; COVID testing and vaccination support; access to services and reducing barriers to care; nutrition and...
El programa de residencia dental apoyado por HRSA comenzará en Zufall-Hackettstown en el 2024
Zufall Health se siente enorgullecido de ser la primera y única clínica médica en Nueva Jersey en recibir una subvención de planificación y desarrollo para centros de enseñanza de salud de la Administración de Recursos y Servicios de Salud (HRSA). La agencia del Departamento de Salud y Servicios de los E.E.U.U. que mejor favorece el acceso a la asistencia médica para las poblaciones de bajos recursos médicos. Esta subvención apoyará...
HRSA-Supported Dental Residency Program to Begin at Zufall-Hackettstown in 2024
Zufall Health is proud to be the first and only health center in New Jersey to receive a Teaching Health Center Planning and Development grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), the agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Services that improves access to health care for medically vulnerably populations. The grant will support the development of a new accredited general dental residency program in Zufall’s Hackettstown...
Zufall Health Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers
Lori Jarvis, M.D., Named 2020 Zufall Volunteer of the Year Somerville, NJ – In commemoration of National Volunteer Month, Zufall Health recognized 100 volunteers who donate their time, talents, and energy to provide a wide range of supportive services to the health center. Zufall paid special tribute to 2020 Volunteer of the Year Lori Jarvis, M.D., whose medical skill and compassion helped Zufall successfully conduct many mobile community health clinics and vaccination...
Dedicated Volunteers Recognized by Zufall Health
Somerville, NJ – More than 100 dedicated volunteers who donate time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Fifth Annual Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Manor. The volunteers provide a wide range of supportive services at the nonprofit community health center which offers affordable medical and dental care to patients in six New Jersey counties.
“We are most appreciative for the enthusiasm and dedication of the volunteers who support our work improving health in the communities we serve,” said Eva Turbiner, Zufall’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Were it not for the volunteers who helped Dr. Bob Zufall and his wife Kathryn establish the health center nearly 30 years ago, we might not exist today.”
Zufall’s Outreach Team Volunteers with America’s Grow-a-Row!
Members of Zufall's Outreach Department recently volunteered to spend an afternoon planting sweet potatoes at America's Grow-a-Row. Together the team planted 4,000 plants! The plants should yield about 32,000 pounds of sweet potatoes, which is 128,000 servings! We are so proud of our Outreach Team for their hard work! With the help of over 9,100 volunteers annually, America's Grow-a-Row is able to plant, pick, rescue, and donate over 1.3 million pounds...
Bridgewater Garden Club Creates Holiday Arrangements for Zufall in Somerville
Somerville, NJ – For many years members of the Bridgewater Garden Club have delivered holiday joy through their generous donation of expertly crafted baskets of fragrant arrangements. Once again, the cheery team arrived with baskets of bright seasonal greenery, berries and bows. The beautiful arrangements are then placed all around the Zufall Health Center located at 71 Fourth Street in Somerville. “We gratefully thank our loyal friends from the Bridgewater Garden...
Zufall Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers
Dr. Lynne Carmickle named 2017 Volunteer Honoree
Somerville, NJ (June 1, 2017) – More than 100 volunteers who give their time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Third Annual Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel. The volunteers provide a wide range of supportive services at the nonprofit community health center which offers affordable medical and dental care to patients in six New Jersey counties.
Zufall Health Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers
Somerville, N.J. (May 23, 2016) More than 100 volunteers who give their time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at a Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel. The volunteers provide a wide range of supportive services at the nonprofit community health center which offers affordable medical and dental care to patients in six New Jersey counties.