Category: Promoting Health

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health engages in promoting optimal health, development and well-being of all children. The Office does this by enhancing cross-sector collaboration to build stronger systems of support for children and families, by strengthening families to ensure children have an opportunity to reach their full potential, and by advancing innovative solutions that address gaps related to the social needs of children and families.

Consumer Product Safety Commission Chair Visits Connecticut Children’s

Acting Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle visited Connecticut Children’s Medical Center recently along with Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal to raise awareness about the crucial need to keep children safe. Buerkle’s visit highlighted Connecticut Children’s commitment to ensuring children stay healthy and injury free. That commitment […]

Addressing Health Disparities Early in Life

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD Back in April 2016, I was honored to be selected as one of four presenters at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Grand Rounds titled “Addressing Disparities in Early Childhood.” The information we collectively provided to our audience is […]

Petit Fellows Share Lessons Learned

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH At Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC), we take pride in educating future standouts in the medical field. Just as they learn from us, we learn so much from them which was the case this summer when we hosted The Hayley Petit Injury […]