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Date:9/8/2009

. Partners include the Philadelphia Allies Against Asthma (PAAA), The Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP) of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), The Health Promotion Council (HPC) Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), the Department of Family and Community Medicine/Thomas Jefferson University (DFCM/TJU), The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) and The City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH).

Program Contacts for the Philadelphia MCAN Project

  • Dr. Michael Rosenthal, Vice-Chair, Academic Programs and Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University and Co-PI, Philadelphia MCAN (contact Richard Cushman)
  • Dr. Tyra Bryant-Stephens, Director, Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP), Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Co-PI, Philadelphia MCAN (contact Rachel Salis-Silverman)
  • Ms. Vanessa Briggs, Executive Director, Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania (HPC) and Project Director, Philadelphia MCAN (contact Jamie Arehart)

    Contact: Alice Sofield for the Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.
    202.609.6006 or 703.861.5654
    asofield@ccapr.com

    Rachel Salis-Silverman for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    267.426.6063
    salis@email.chop.edu

    Jamie Arehart for The Health Promotion Council
    215.985.2500
    jarehart@phmc.org

    Richard Cushman for Thomas Jefferson University
    215.955.2240 or 215.206.4687
    richard.cushman@jefferson.edu


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