Blog Posts By: Graciela Couchonnal, Ph.D.

Our Story: How Health Forward responded to COVID-19

January 20, 2021


Back in May 2020, we asked our grantees and community partners to share with us how the pandemic impacted services and everyday operations.  You responded magnificently. We heard how the […]

An incredibly brief recap of Health Forward’s 15 years

September 28, 2020


Over the last 15 years, much has changed at Health Forward Foundation. On the surface, we have changed locations and names, increased staff, and witnessed leadership changes. At a deeper […]

Celebrating Graciela Couchonnal’s 15th anniversary

September 11, 2020


After 15 years at Health Forward, Graciela Couchonnal has acquired extensive knowledge about the health needs in our service area and the agencies working to improve the health of our […]

Community health workers gain recognition as integral to health care

December 15, 2016


As 2016 winds down, we begin our annual blog series where Health Forward associates review highlights from our work this past year. In our ninth post, Graciela Couchonnal looks back at the […]

Together We Can Improve Health

December 17, 2014


As has become an annual activity for our organization, before we ring in the new year, we take a look back at events, projects and moments from 2014 that have […]

Improving Our Health Care Delivery System

December 19, 2012


It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events […]

Safety Net Being Squeezed

November 23, 2010


Health Forward’s Board recently approved our 2010 safety net health care grants, which included 37 grants totaling $5.23 million. Safety net health care is one of Health Forward’s three funding […]


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