Research & Population Health Programs

Welcome to the Department of Research Population Health Programs (RPH)! RPH aims to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity through community-responsive research, leveraging population health data to inform practice improvements, offering public health programming, and supporting initiatives that create linkages between patients, health center services, and community resources.


Findings from Continuous Quality Improvement, Population Health, and Research are used to inform action-oriented, culturally appropriate, translational, sustainable (ACTS) practice improvements, interventions, policy, and dissemination.

Research emerges from community 
and informs the development and
integration of: Action-oriented/Applied, Culturally meaningful, Translations/Trans-formative, and
Sustainable (ACTS) interventions
Parents & Community Research & QI Question Emerging Theme Practice/Policy Improvement Research & Quality Findings ACTS:
Who we are
Cristina Huebner Torres Vice President (RPH) chuebnertorres@caringhealth.org
Population Health Services
Programs and Partnerships
Publications and Press
Community Health Workers
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For after-hour services, please call:
(413) 739-1100

Para servicios fuera del horario de atención, llame al: (413) 739-1100.


This health center is a Health Center

Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b,

and a deemed Public Health Service

Employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).




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