Public Health Week

 

The Public Health Museum celebrates Public Health Week

(April 3-7, 2017) 

The Museum is FREE during Public Health Week.

 

On April 6th, 2017 the Tewksbury Library and our Museum

will be hosting a Play by Lynn Eckhert, M.D., D.P.H.

    

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On April 7th, 2017

the Museum will be hosting an exciting event featuring

a special Keynote Speaker, round table, and open mic for attendees.

 

We proudly support the work of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Click here to learn more about APHA’s Public Health Week and Steps to increase the health of our nation.

 

  

Past Activities during Public Health Week– 2016

Last year (2016), The Public Health Museum celebrated Public Health Week with activities including a tribute to long-time Museum volunteer and supporter Duncan Hazel as well as presentations by David E. Marcus, President of the Tewksbury Historical Society and Dr. Alfred DeMaria, Jr., Medical Director and State Epidemiologist, Bureau of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In addition, actress Collette Cullen performed as Anne Sullivan, the teacher and companion of Helen Keller.  Anne Sullivan is perhaps Tewksbury’s most famous woman and she lived at the Tewksbury Hospital for 4 years.  Ms. Cullen’s performance gave glimpse in to the life and work of Anne Sullivan.

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Dr. Alfred DeMaria, Jr. presents a tribute to Duncan to be place in the Public Health Museum. 

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David E. Marcus, President of the Tewksbury Historical Society presents George Washington’s Relationship to Tewksbury.

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Dr. Alfred DeMaria, Jr., Medical Director and State Epidemiologist, Bureau of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts Department of Public Health presents Health Problems in the Revolutionary War.

 

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Collette Cullen performs IMG_2498Annie Speaks

 

 

Collette Cullen signs copies of her book Annie Finds her Magic