Donna Biederman, D-CHIPP director, and Heather Mountz, D-CHIPP coordinator, have accepted leadership roles with the Partnership for Healthy Durham.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, was invited to be a panelist for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) webinar, “The Role of Medical Respite Care in COVID-19 Response.” For the webinar, she joined colleagues from Seattle to discuss emerging practices for ensuring safe delivery of medical respite care to homeless persons in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
Congratulations to Donna Biederman, associate professor, (and her entire team) who received an award for her Duke Intellectual Community Planning Grant (ICPG) proposal entitled: “Housing and Health: A Multi-Sector Community-Driven Approach to Achieving Health Equity.” This award is for a one-year period, beginning January 6, 2020. This project was awarded $4,950 for the one-year project period.
Donna Biederman, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda and Devon Noonan, associate professors, recently took part in the Population Health Improvement Awards Community Research Forum.
Duke University School of Nursing is excited to celebrate the accomplishments of four leaders in our community who have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
Donna Biederman, associate professor, was an invited speaker for the 2019 "Housing Works!" Affordable Housing Conference in Raleigh. The event attracted more than 1100 attendees who work in affordable housing including developers and large property landlords.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, and Heather Mountz, D-CHIPP program coordinator, along with partners from Durham Housing Authority and Families Moving Forward recently gave a panel presentation at the Black Communities Conference in Durham.
The U.S. Housing Act passed in 1949, and in response, the Durham mayor, Dan Edwards, appointed a committee of citizens to address sub-standard housing in Durham. The committee recommended the passage of a sub-standard housing ordinance to empower the city to address poor housing and the passage of an ordinance to establish a housing authority. Shortly after, the Housing Authority of the City of Durham was established. The Housing Authority’s first properties were McDougald Terrace and Few Gardens.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, recently began serving in leadership roles at multiple levels.
Locally, Biederman is a Co-chair of the Health and Housing committee of the Partnership for a Healthy Durham. The committee is developing a two-year work plan and has goals related to data availability and quality, awareness and advocacy around affordable housing in Durham.
Donna Biederman, associate professor; and Ashanti Brown of Durham Housing Authority; recently presented findings from their CTSI funded project “Health, health care utilization patterns, and entry into homelessness of persons evicted from public housing” at a recent forum attended by members of the PCORI Health Outcomes that Matter Working Group.