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Mr. Joseph M. Harrington

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Regional Health Officer and Admin...

Local Address: Bellwood, Illinois, United States
Illinois Department of Transportation
2300 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield , Illinois 62764
United States

Company Description: The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is also providing the city of DeKalb with more than $1.3 million in Economic Development Program (EDP) funds for...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Master of Arts , Religion
    Meadville Lombard Theological School
  • BA
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Staff and Board of CommunityHealth Chicago Free Medical Clinic | CommunityHealth
www.communityhealth.org, 27 Dec 2014 [cached]
Joseph M. Harrington, Assistant Secretary
Regional Health Officer, Illinois Department of Public Health
Board | CommunityHealth
www.communityhealth.org, 13 Jan 2012 [cached]
Joseph M. Harrington Assistant Commissioner, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Chicago Department of Public Health
Thapelo Members
www.thapelo.org, 9 Jan 2012 [cached]
Mr. Joseph M. Harrington
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Mr. Joseph M. Harrington, Executive Director, Center for African American Health/Vice-Chair African American Healthcare Council
Mr. Harrington is a Project Director in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. He is responsible for oversight and management of the Selenium and Vitamin E Prostate Cancer Prevention Trail (SELECT) and the Women's Hea lth Initiative (WHI), providing administrative and operational support to the Department of Preventive Medicine's Clinical Research Center (CRC), and acting as the community liaison for the CDC funded Illinois Stroke Registry Prototype project. He is a member of the Rush Medical College's Faculty Work Group on International Health and the Rush Institutional Review Board.
He is the Project Director for an international collaboration between the University of the Transkei (South Africa), Frere College of Nursing (South Africa), the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health and Rush University, to implement a Community-Based Infrastructure Development Project (CBIDP). The World Health Organization and UNESCO fund the project. The project focuses on improving the health status of the rural poor living in the Transkei (Eastern Cape Region of South Africa). He also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for African American Health based out of Roseland Community Hospital.
He serves as the Co-chair of the Minority/Medically Underserved Committee for Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial, Chairman of the Advisory Panel on Minority Health for the Illinois Department of Public Health, and member of the Public Health Futures Illinois Steering Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Africa International House and the Continental Africa Chamber of Commerce. He is a Fellow of the class of 1998-2000 of the International Center for Health Leadership Development, CEO and founding member of the Chicago Network of Black Professional Organizations, and Vice Chairman and founding member of the African American HealthCare Council.
A native Chicagoan who grew up on the city's south side and still resides there, Mr. Harrington is committed to the issue of social justice which he believes is the underpinning for the disparities in health we face in this country. His views of critical health issues include improved communication and cooperation among health professionals; improved and equitable access to health care for all; and an emphasis on health promotion and healthier lifestyles.
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www.thapelo.org, 21 Dec 2014 [cached]
Mr. Joseph M. Harrington Assistant Commissioner at Chicago Dept of Public Health
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Mr. Joseph M. Harrington, Assistant Commissioner for the City of Chicago Department of Public Health
Under the direction of the Commissioner of Public Health, he is responsible for the development and implementation of programs and projects to reduce morbidity and mortality due to chronic disease in the City of Chicago. Prior to this he was a Project Director in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. In this capacity, he was responsible for oversight and management of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) and the Women's Health Initiative.
Mr. Harrington was the Project Director for an international collaboration between the Walter Sisulu University ( South Africa ), the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health and the Section of Community and Social Medicine at Rush University Medical Center implementing a Community-Based Infrastructure Development Project. The project targeted the rural poor living in the Mthatha ( Eastern Cape ) region of South Africa .
Mr. Harrington is a Fellow of the class of 1998-2000 of the International Center for Health Leadership Development and is currently a candidate for a Master of Arts in Religion at Meadville Lombard Theological School . He serves on the Executive Committee of the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children, is a member of the Executive and Steering Committee of the Illinois Public Health Institute, and is a member of the Retention and Adherence Committee for Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial. He was appointed by the Governor of Illinois as a member of the Illinois Stroke Task Force and serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Panel on Minority Health for the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Faculty and staff in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.rsh.net, 7 June 2004 [cached]
Joseph Harrington, Project Director
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Project Coordinator: Joe Harrington
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Joseph Harrington, Project Director Quin R. Golden, Director
Women in the Southside Health Project (WISH)
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