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Housing Instability Among Families With Young Children With Special Health Care Needs

 Video Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Children with special health care needs (SHCNs) have significant medical and educational expenses affecting household finances. Housing instability can be detrimental to family well-being. Our objective was to evaluate housing instability in households of children with and without SHCNs. METHODS: Cross-sectional surveys (2013–2017) in English and Spanish of caregivers with children […]

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How Deputy Director of Innovative Partnerships, Rich Sheward, uses his MPP tools every day

In the video below, Heller School alum Rich Sheward explains how he uses his MPP tools every day at Children’s HealthWatch at Boston Medical Center.

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Dr. Megan Sandel, Principal Investigator, speaks with Dave Brown, executive director of National NeighborWorks Association, on why home matters

Dr. Megan Sandel, Principal Investigator, speaks with Dave Brown, executive director of National NeighborWorks Association, on why home matters.

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Dr. Sandel shares “Housing and Health: Why a Stable, Decent, Affordable Home is Like a Vaccine” at the Urban Land Institute Housing Opportunity 2014 Conference

At the Urban Land Institute Housing Opportunity 2014 Conference, Dr. Sandel shares “Housing and Health: Why a Stable, Decent, Affordable Home is Like a Vaccine” (at 14:12)

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Home Matters America features Dr. Megan Sandel discussing how homes matter for health.

Home Matters America features Dr. Megan Sandel discussing how homes matter for health.

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Children’s HealthWatch addressing food insecurity among families in Minneapolis, MN

Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Diana Cutts, featured on Eyewitness News 5 for her work screening and intervening to address food insecurity among families in Minneapolis, MN

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Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Director, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba discusses the importance of safe, stable, and affordable housing on the health & well-being of children

Affordable Housing in Charlotte, Charlotte Talks Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Director, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba discusses the importance of safe, stable, and affordable housing on the health & well-being of children. 9:10-12:00 — Importance of safe, stable, and affordable housing 12:15-13:45 — Food insecurity and emphasizes setting the trajectory for a healthy future 19:15-20:40 […]

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Representative Rosa DeLauro cites Children’s HealthWatch research while speaking on the House floor against proposed policy changes to weaken SNAP

Representative Rosa DeLauro cites Children’s HealthWatch research (at 5:50) while speaking on the House floor against proposed policy changes to weaken SNAP.

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Health Resources in Action and Metropolitan Area Planning Council features Dr. Megan Sandel discussing the importance of healthy communities

Health Resources in Action and Metropolitan Area Planning Council features Dr. Megan Sandel discussing the importance of healthy communities.