Impact of DHCD Emergency Assistance Regulations at Boston Medical Center’s Emergency Department

Children’s HealthWatch found that 108 homeless children have been seen at the pediatric Emergency Department (ED) at Boston Medical Center since June 2012, and reported on some of their stories.

RE: Press Surrounding ‘Associations of Food Stamp Participation With Dietary Quality and Obesity in Children’

Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigators wrote a letter to Pediatrics addressing misconceptions about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and its impact on children’s nutritional status.

Fighting Hunger and Poverty Breakfast in Annapolis Brings Policymakers and Struggling Marylanders to the Same Table

Dr. Maureen Black, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, was quoted in a press release about a Baltimore Witnesses to Hunger event in Maryland.

BMC Clinic Treats Tots’ Growing Pains

Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, was interviewed by the Boston Herald about the Boston Medical Center Grow Clinic.

Medical Legal Partnerships Bring Social Determinants of Health into Clearer Focus

Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator and Medical Director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership was featured in an article published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Sequester Puts America’s Brain Trust at Risk

Dr. Mariana Chilton, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, wrote an important commentary about sequestration published in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

“Witnesses to Hunger’ Take You to Places Where Food is a Luxury—in the USA

Dr. Mariana Chilton, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator and founder of Witnesses to Hunger, was interviewed about the work being done by Witneses to Hunger.

Lori Silverbush & Kristi Jacobson

Dr. Mariana Chilton, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, was in a segment of A Place at the Table, that was shown on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Survey Says: Housing is Healthcare

Children’s HealthWatch’s recent work on housing in Minnesota was featured in a blog post by Minnesota 2020.

Many HCMC Patients Lack Housing Security

Dr. Diana Cutts, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, was quoted in an article on housing insecurity.