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A Pioneer, A Mentor, A Friend

By: Brendan Campbell, MD, MPH and Steven Rogers, MD There will soon be a changing of the guard at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) as the longtime Director Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH is transitioning into an exciting new role at Connecticut Children’s. For those of us who […]

Inequity in the Time of Coronavirus

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH The coronavirus pandemic is cracking open many of the fissures that structural violence generates in our society. Structural violence refers to the economic, political, medical, social and legal systems that perpetuate inequity and negatively affect communities. It is not a term we often […]

Innovation as a Platform for Equity

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH “Are we all racist?” Taken out of context, this is an alarming and controversial question. However, when Ingrid Canady of the State Education Resource Center (SERC) asked the question during her training session with Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health, “An Introduction […]