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The Friends Of Brookline Public Health Announce Award Recipients

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The Friends of Brookline Public Health are pleased to announce the recipients of two awards – the Alan Balsam Public Health Leadership Award and the Herb Carlin Community Health Award – which will be presented during an upcoming meeting on November 29, 2023.

Lawrence “Larry” Madoff, MD, Medical Director, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the staff of the Brookline Department of Public Health will both receive the Alan Balsam Public Health Leadership Award for their outstanding service during the recent CoViD-19 pandemic. The award is given to an individual, who has shown extraordinary leadership in the field of Public Health, both locally and nationally.

Brookline Thrives, a community organization targeting food insecurity, and Bonnie Bastien, who launched Mutual Aid Brookline during the pandemic, will receive the Herb Carlin Community Health Award, which is awarded to an organization or individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the public health of Brookline.

The awards will be presented to the recipients during the Friends of Brookline Public Health’s event “Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges for Brookline” on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, between the hours of 06:00 p.m. and 07:30 p.m., at Brookline High School, 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445.

The panel presentation will feature a dynamic discussion with local experts in the field about the intersection of AI, Public Health, and Brookline. Those who are interested in attending can reserve a spot here.

The event is free to attend, but donations to the Friends of Brookline Public Health are welcome. Donations can be made here.

The Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services is co-sponsoring the event.

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