“Last Dollars In” Grant Helps Homeowners

By: Chris Corcoran Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program has made more than 3,100 homes healthy and lead safe through projects that are largely funded by state and federal grants. In order to maximize the number of families served, Healthy Homes has established spending caps based on years of experience making homes lead safe and healthy….

Annual Dworkin Lecture Focuses on Social Determinants

When Paul Dworkin, MD, formed Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health, he stepped down from serving as physician-in-chief of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, a position he held for 15 years. To honor his legacy and commitment to children, hospital leadership created the Paul Dworkin Pediatric Chair Lecture in 2013, which is a Pediatric Grand…

North Hartford’s Way to Wellville

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH How exactly do communities pave their Way to Wellville? It’s a challenging question to answer, however it’s one that North Hartford and four other communities across the country are working towards as part of a ten-year journey called Way to Wellville. I’m proud to have joined other local leaders on…