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 […]

Get Moving!

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH The research is clear. Physical activity improves long-term health and well-being. In addition, habits that start early are more likely to become long-term lifestyle choices. That is why the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) program encourages infants, toddlers and preschoolers to get […]