Expert Testimony on Minneapolis Staple Foods Ordinance

On October 20, Dr. Diana Cutts provided expert testimony at the public hearing held by the Health, Environment, and Community Engagement Committee of the Minneapolis City Council in support of changes to the Minneapolis Staple Foods Ordinance.

Boston City Council Hearing on Food Insecurity

On October 20, 2014, Children’s HealthWatch founder and Principal Investigator, Dr. Deborah Frank testified before the Boston City Council on the state of food insecurity in Boston. In addition to her testimony, Dr. Frank submitted a letter to the City Council. The hearing was ordered by Councilor O’Malley and held by the Council’s Committee on […]

Nutrition and Brain Development

On Aug 18 Dr. Diana Cutts led two 30-minute sessions on the topic of Nutrition and Brain Development fir Parents In Community Action.

The State of Equity in Metro Boston Action Agenda release event

Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Director, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, presented at the release of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s State of Equity in Metro Boston Action Agenda. Based on the findings of the 2011 State of Equity in Metro Boston Indicators Report, it is a set of recommendations and action items to create a more […]

Undernourished and Overweight: The link between food insecurity and obesity

Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Diana Cutts, presented “Undernourished and Overweight: The link between food insecurity and obesity” at the Minneapolis Jewish Federation.

Undernourished and Overweight: The link between food insecurity and obesity

Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Diana Cutts, presented “Undernourished and Overweight: The link between food insecurity and obesity” at the Minnesota American Academy of Pediatrics Conference. Click here to watch the presentation.

Witnesses to Hunger Panel Discussion: Mom Knows Best

Co-hosted a panel discussion with Witnesses to Hunger on the health impacts of poverty.

Making It Personal – A Qualitative Study of Food Insecurity

Presented “Making It Personal – A Qualitative Study of Food Insecurity” at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting.

Food Insecurity & WIC/SNAP Participation on Obesity Risk among Young Children

Presented  “Food insecurity & WIC/SNAP participation do not increase obesity risk among young children” at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting.

Witnesses to Hunger Panel: The Health Impacts of Poverty

Co-hosted a panel discussion with Witnesses to Hunger on the health impacts of poverty.