Collaborating Partners


The RCHN Community Health Foundation is a not-for-profit operating foundation established to support community health centers through strategic investment, outreach, education, and cutting-edge health policy research. The only foundation in the U.S. dedicated solely to community health centers, RCHN CHF builds on a long-standing commitment to providing accessible, high-quality, community-based healthcare services for underserved and medically vulnerable populations.

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About the Geiger Gibson Program

The Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy was established in 2004 to honor Drs. H. Jack Geiger and Count Gibson, pioneers in community health practice and tireless advocates for civil and human rights. It is a special initiative of Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, and the academic home of the RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative. Established in 1997 (then as the School of Public Health and Health Services) the Milken Institute School of Public Health, in the heart of the nation's capital, is committed to advancing the health of local, national, and global communities. The Geiger Gibson program is housed in the school's Department of Health Policy.

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About The National Association of Community Health Centers

Organized in 1971, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) represents the nation's network of community health centers, and works with state health center and primary care organizations to:

  • Provide research-based advocacy for health centers and their clients
  • Educate the public about the mission and value of health centers
  • Train and provide technical assistance to health center staff and boards
  • Develop alliances with private partners and key stakeholders to foster the delivery of primary health care services to communities in need

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