Tag: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Time to Reframe our World View

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD It’s time to reframe our world view. Spirited debate over immigration policy in our country and controversial comments attributed to our president regarding immigrants’ nations of origin have fueled intense concerns for the international reputation of the United States. Pundits lament a loss […]

Engaging Local Public Health Agencies and Community-Based Organizations in Promoting Healthy Development

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) and representatives from four of its programs had the opportunity to participate in the recent Connecticut Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Conference. The theme of this year’s meeting was “From Patients to Population […]

Preventing Childhood Obesity from Birth

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH and Stacy Chandna, MS, CIP Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) is excited to launch the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (Kohl’s SCOR) initiative to prevent childhood obesity from birth. The initiative is funded through a generous grant from Kohl’s. […]

Embracing the Social Needs Roadmap

By: Scott Orsey Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) is excited to be an early adopter of the Social Needs Roadmap, which is a health sector driven campaign to address the non-medical essential needs of patients, including children and families. The roadmap joins healthcare organizations […]