Dr. Deborah Frank’s Speech Featured During SNAP Gap Lobby Day

On February 11th, a video of a speech by Dr. Deborah Frank, Founder of Children’s HealthWatch, was featured at the Massachusetts State House during the SNAP Gap Lobby Day. 

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February 5th, 2020 – Dr. Megan Sandel Testifies Before The House Of Representative’s Committee On Oversight And Reform

On February 5th, the House of Representative’s Committee on Oversight and Reform, Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on “A Threat to America’s Children: The Trump […]


Number of Homeless Students Rises to New High, Report Says

Originally published on The New York Times. Some children lost a stable home when a parent succumbed to opioid addiction. Others were forced to stay in hotels after hurricanes or […]


Podcast: Health Equity and Housing

Dr. Megan Sandel discusses how where you live impacts your health and “place-based” approaches to health equity with host Regina Cannon.


Food Insecurity and Health

Food Insecurity and Health – Overcoming Food Insecurity Through Healthcare-Based Interventions  An Implementation Guide In Collaboration With Humana. Children’s HealthWatch was a key contributer.


Podcast: How Hospital and Housing Partnerships Can Heal Communities

At Boston Medical Center, 25 percent of patients admitted to the hospital are homeless, and even more live in unsafe places or are at risk of being evicted; conditions that […]


Congressman McGovern Gives A Speech In Honor Of Dr. Deborah Frank

Congressman Jim McGovern of Massachusetts gave a speech on the House of Representatives floor on January 15, 2020 to honor Dr. Deborah Frank, Founder of Children’s HealthWatch, for her extensive […]


Children’s HealthWatch’s Public Comment To Oppose SSA’s NPRM on “Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews”

On January 27th, Children’s HealthWatch submitted a public comment strongly opposing the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on “Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing […]


Campaign pushes plans to make affordable housing a national priority

Originally published on Crux News. WASHINGTON, D.C. – For years, Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, has said it’s a scandal that millions of American […]


Diana Cutts, MD, Appointed Chair of Pediatrics

Originally published on Hennepin Healthcare News. Diana Cutts, MD, has been appointed Chair of Pediatrics at Hennepin Healthcare. Dr. Cutts served as Interim Chair since 2018 and was selected as […]