JHF Welcomes Two New Staff Members
Kyle Terrill will be rejoining the Jewish Healthcare Foundation as a full-time program assistant on the Aging Team. Terrill previously was an intern at JHF helping on the GRAN and Community Health Worker projects. He earned his bachelor's degree in biology at Geneva College in 2016 and will graduate with a master's degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2020. Terrill is an Edith Baker Integrated Healthcare Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh and completed his second-year internship at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital. He also completed a social work internship with the Foundation of HOPE Aftercare Program and with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation in summer 2019. Terrill's other work experience includes working as a research specialist for UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital in the fields of neuroscience and mental health research.
Alyce Palko joins the Jewish Healthcare Foundation as a communications associate beginning on May 1. She is finishing her undergraduate degree in public and professional writing from the University of Pittsburgh, including a minor in creative writing and a certificate in community health assessment. Palko has had a variety of health communications roles including working as the publisher for the Pitt Pulse Magazine, an internship at Pitt Med Magazine, and working as a writer at Pitt+Me. She's also held a range of leadership roles throughout her education and even helped develop a health literacy course while at Pitt.