Greater Roslindale Health Organization Board Member Has Food Pantry Named in Her Honor

Shirley Shillingford
April 10, 2020

Longtime Greater Roslindale Health Organization Board Member Shirley Shillingford has worked tirelessly to ensure that our community has food on their plate. As a result, the Mattapan Food Pantry has been renamed "Shirley's Pantry". We are honored to call Shirley one of our own and proud of all that she's done for our community.  Read more here.


March 30, 2020

As your community health care provider, Greater Roslindale Medical & Dental Center (GRMDC) is concerned about your health and we want to protect you. Our goal is to make sure our community stays as healthy as possible, especially as we are faced with the COVID-19 outbreak (coronavirus).   Here are some frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.


Diabetes Awareness

March 9, 2020

Diabetes is a condition that can be life changing, but one that, if controlled can be managed. At Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center we are here to help you with any questions or concerns you might have about diabetes, how to manage your risks, and how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Colorectal Cancer Screening

March 9, 2020

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States; approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and more than 50,000 die from it. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With regular screenings, colorectal cancer can be detected at an early stage and with proper treatment, can lead to cure. 

Meet the Medical Assistant Team

Meet the Medical Assistant Team
March 2, 2020

A strong Medical Assistant is a critical element of an effective health care team. The Medical Assistants at GRMDC have a broad range of skills in both administrative and clinical areas.  They are responsible for a variety of duties that include rooming patients, taking vital signs, performing appropriate screenings, obtaining lab specimens and documenting important information for the provider.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 2, 2020

Greater Roslindale Medical & Dental Center is working closely with our partners at Boston Medical Center and the Boston Public Health Commission to make sure we have the latest information on guidance, best practices and recommendations on matter of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). –Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP
February 3, 2020

The coronavirus has been making headlines and causing widespread fear. The World Health Organization declared that the outbreak of a novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, is a “public health emergency of international concern,” and, the U.S. State Department issued a “do not travel” advisory for China., The CDC is advising travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to China. Boston’s Logan International Airport was included in the more than a dozen U.S. airports identified by the CDC as screening passengers from China for the virus. Read more here on

GRMDC Gives Back

February 3, 2020

At GRMDC, our patients are like family. We care for our community year round, but during the winter holidays it brings us great joy to give back to our families through holiday food and toy baskets.