Center for Hygiene and Health in Home and Community
The Simmons School for Nursing established the Center for Hygiene and Health in Home and Community which is the first of its kind in the United States. The Center is led by Professor Elizabeth Scott and serves as a national and international resource for information and education, applied research, professional training and conferences. The Center focuses on issues relating to hygiene and infection control in areas such as consumer food safety, home hygiene, daycare, preschool, homecare, sports and leisure activities, and travel and hospitality.
What we offer
The Simmons Center for Hygiene and Health in Home and Community has been established to serve the needs of hygiene and health and to develop the science of hygiene in the community. What the Center for Hygiene and Health Can Offer You:
- Competitive Research carried out in a multidisciplinary setting.
- Access to research expertise in microbiology, food and nutrition, nursing, physical therapy, business management, women's studies, economics and environmental science.
- Collaboration between the Center and other research institutions in Boston
- Product support and development
- Scientific publication
- Conferences based at the conveniently located campus of Simmons in the Harvard Medical School-Longwood area of Boston
- Roundtable meetings
- Information resource
- Handwashing for Better Health
- Sports Nutrition for the Recreational Athlete
- Food Safety and Nutrition Month
- Food Handling Tips For Safe Summer Barbecues and Picnics
- Avoiding Hidden Allergens in Processed and Prepared Foods
- Safety Tips for Edible Urban Gardening
- Preventative Self-Care for Cold & Flu Season
- Emergency Planning at University
- Laundry: Defining Clean
- Milk: Pasteurization & Potential Pathogens
- Changes in Food Inspections
- Canning Safety
- Gym Hygiene: How to Reduce the Risk of Infections in the Gym
Questions? Feel free to send us an email or call us at 617-521-2664.