Centers & Institutes

  • Center for Interdisciplinary
    Health Studies and Practice

    The Center for Interdisciplinary Health Studies and Practice identifies Worcester State University expertise and resources to address health-related issues in Worcester and beyond. We focus on public health systems, workforce development, and community partnerships on- and off-campus. Our research and teaching responds to current local, national, and international health needs.

    We help enhance student learning and success in the health and health-related professions through interdisciplinary collaboration, initiatives, and community outreach related to health policy and wellness. We also connect students with internship, practica, clinical, and job placement opportunities.

  • Worcester State University Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

    Download the Greater Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan Annual Report for 2017:

    Download Report

    Student Internship Information

    If you are a Worcester State student in a health or health-related profession and interested in getting involved in our work or finding an internship in the Worcester area, then explore LancerLink (Worcester State Career Services' free online internship and job database):

    Additionally, be sure to review the internship position descriptions made available through the Academic Health Collaborative of Worcester.

    Committee Members & Contact Information

    Our committee is comprised of faculty representatives who serve as liaisons to each of Worcester State’s health-related departments:

    Kristina Curro
    Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Joanne Gallagher Worthley
    Occupational Therapy

    Roger Greenwell

    Cheryl Hersperger

    Linda Larrivee
    Dean, School of Science, Technology, and Health

    Syamak Moattari
    Health Sciences

    Jennifer Quinn
    Director of Title IX and Alcohol & Drug Prevention Education

    Janna Trombley