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

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“We have seen a dramatic increase in food insecurity among families with young children at the University of Maryland in Baltimore,” said Dr. Maureen Black. “By undermining the health and well-being of young children during the period of rapid brain development, food insecurity increases disparities and puts our youngest citizens at risk for lifelong health consequences.”