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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 Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability.” Dr. Megan Sandel, Co-Lead Principal Investigator of Children’s HealthWatch, testified to discuss how current efforts by the Department […]

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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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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.

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Youth from PressPass TV produced a video highlighting Children’s HealthWatch research

“Feed Our Future” Children know that good nutrition is important for ensuring that they grow up healthy. Youth from PressPass TV produced a video highlighting Children’s HealthWatch research as they discuss why they support access to healthy foods for all kids.