(Boynton Beach, FL – January 28, 2013) Genesis Community Health is proud to announce the addition of Judith Drumm to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Drumm is an associate professor with Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach. A resident of Boynton Beach for the past 23 years, she, along with her husband, raised three children locally. Additionally, she cares for her two parents, who are currently in their 90s, bringing a wealth of experience about the needs of the community to the board.
Dr. Drumm also has 39 years of experience as a certified pediatric registered nurse and more than 20 years of experience as a nurse educator. She is affiliated with a number of organizations and associations, including the Florida Nurses Association, the National League for Nursing, Interfaith Health & Wellness, Sigma Theta Tau, the International Association for Human Caring, and Palm Healthcare Foundation’s Novice Nurse Leadership Institute.
“I am proud to be a member of the board because my interest is in facilitating the ability of Genesis to meet the healthcare needs of the community across the life span of an individual,”
Genesis Community Health, located at 564 E. Woolbright Road, Boynton Beach, is one of 219 health centers across the country that received Affordable Care Act funding in June 2012 to help expand access to care for more than 1.25 million additional patients and create approximately 5,640 jobs nationwide.
Genesis is a Florida 501 c 3 non-profit organization created to promote and provide health care to people of all economic levels, with special sensitivity to the needs of economically disadvantaged people of diverse cultural backgrounds in and around Palm Beach County. Genesis is an access point of care for patients who traditionally do not have adequate access to the health care system. Genesis is currently funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services and the Quantum Foundation.
Genesis was formed in 2009 in response to a community needs assessment conducted by a consulting group that identified Boynton Beach as an area of need and that there was a severe lack of access to primary care for residents. This need was based upon evaluation of services available, high incidence of poverty and uninsured in the area, and high usage of the emergency room for primary care services. For more information, call 561-735-6553 or visit www.gencomhealth.org
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