Two Millersville University (MU) professors were recently selected as board members of a Lancaster County community health service organization that develops and implements programs and services that positively impact the lives of children.
Dr. Daniel Keefer, professor of wellness and sports sciences, was selected as vice chair for the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) St. Joseph Children’s Health organization. Dr. Bertha Saldana De Jesus, assistant professor in the School of Social Work, was selected as a board of directors member.
Keefer and De Jesus are two of 14 board members total.
CHI aims to assist the community with initiatives that make children happy and healthy, according to its website. The local purpose and direction of CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health is driven by the thoughts, concerns and observations of dedicated and passionate members from our local Lancaster community.
Members of the local board of directors identify the strategic direction and tactics of CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health within the Lancaster Community. The leadership and oversight of the local board of directors assures that the services and programs provided in the Lancaster Community are having a positive impact on the health of the children and families we serve and that the organization’s services and programs are meeting the high quality and value standard that Catholic Health Initiative demands and our community members deserve.
As a community health service organization, CHI works in partnership with leading experts from across the country including, clinicians, researchers and educators, to develop and implement programs and services that positively impact the lives of children and families in the Lancaster community.
For more information, visit StJosephChildrensHealth.org.