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Academic Publications

Transportation Barriers to Child Health Care Access Remain After Health Reform Roy Grant, MA; Delaney Gracy, MD, MPH; Grifin Goldsmith, MPH; Morissa Sobelson; Dennis Johnson, MPS

Health Barriers to Learning: A Survey of New York City Public School Leadership Delaney Gracy, MD, MPH; Roy Grant; Grifin Goldsmith, MPH; Anupa Fabian, MPA; Lori Peek, PhD; Irwin E. Redlener, MD

Twenty five years of child and family homelessness: Where are we now? Roy Grant MA; Delaney Gracy MD, MPH; Grifin Goldsmith MPH; Alan Shapiro MD; Irwin E. Redlener MD. American Journal of Public Health. 2013 Oct 22. [Epublished ahead of print, e1-e10.]

The Health Transportation Shortage Index: A New Tool to Identify Underserved Communities. Roy Grant MA, Dennis Johnson MPS, Stephen Borders PhD, Delaney Gracy MD, MPH, Tracy Rostholder MPH, Irwin Redlener MD.
 
The Health Transportation Shortage Index: A New Tool to Identify Underserved Communities. Roy Grant MA; Dennis Johnson MPS; Stephen Borders PhD; Delaney Gracy MD, MPH; Irwin Redlener MD. May 2012
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Strategies to Provide Primary Care in an Enhanced Medical Home Model to Underserved Children Carla Lewis PhD & Roy Grant MA. Academy Health Child Health Services Research Meeting (June 11, 2011) and Annual Research Meeting (June 12-14, 2011). Seattle, Washington.
Correlates of Early Intervention Program Participation in the 50 States and the District of Columbia Roy Grant MA, Elizabeth Isakson MD. International Society on Early Intervention Conference. May 2 – 5, 2011
Persistence of Mental Health Needs among Children Affected by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans Alina Olteanu MD, PhD; Ruth Arnberger MSW; Roy Grant MA; Caroline Davis MPH; David Abramson PhD; Jaya Asola, MD. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2011; 26(1): 3-6.
Putting Guidelines Into Practice: Improving Documentation of Pediatric Asthma Management Using a Decision-Making Tool Alan Shapiro, MD; Delaney Gracy, MD, MPH; Wendy Quinones, BSN, MSN, CPNP; Jo Applebaum, MPH, CPH; Ariel Sarmiento, MPH, CPH. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 2011; 165: 412-418

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Bridging Mental Health and Medical Care in Underserved Pediatric Populations: Three Integrative Models Arturo Brito MD, MPH, Adrian Khaw MD, Gladys Campa, LMHC, Anai Cuadra, PhD, Sharon Joseph, MD, Lourdes Rigual-Lynch, PhD, Alina Olteanu, MD, PhD, Alan Shapiro, MD, Roy Grant, MA. Advances in Pediatrics. 2010; 57: 295–313.

Children as Bellwethers of Recovery: Dysfunctional Systems and the Effects of Parents, Households, and Neighborhoods on Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children After Hurricane Katrina David M. Abramson, PhD; Yoon Soo Park, MS; Tasha Stehling-Ariza, MPH; Irwin Redlener, MD. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Published online August 23, 2010 (abstract).

David M. Abramson, PhD; Yoon Soo Park, MS; Tasha Stehling-Ariza, MPH; Irwin Redlener, MD. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Published online August 23, 2010 (abstract).

Impact on Children and Families of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Children's Health Fund, National Center for Disaster Preparedness Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, Marist Poll, August 3, 2010

Health Care Savings Attributable to Integrating Guidelines-based Asthma Care in the Pediatric Medical Home Roy Grant, M.A. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Volume 21, Number 2, Supplement, pp. 82-92 (Article)

America’s Safety Net and Health Care Reform — What Lies Ahead? Irwin Redlener, M.D., and Roy Grant, M.A. New England Journal of Medicine, December 2, 2009
Creating Disability through Inadequate Disaster Response: Hurricane Katrina and its Aftermath Paula Madrid PhD, Roy Grant MA, Rachel Rosen. Chapter in: Disability: Insights from Across Fields and Around the World. Volume 2, pages 1-16. Portsmouth NH: Praeger Press, 2009

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The Enhanced Medical Home: Improving child outcomes through comprehensive health care delivery Arturo Brito, MD, MPH & Roy Grant, MA. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ). Grapevine, TX. March 11th 2009
Nurses Without Walls: Field Notes D Traisci Marandola, APRN, MSN, MPH. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. Volume 23, Number 1. Pages 68-80. January/February 2009

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Evidence-Based Practice with Young Children with Special Needs: Health-Impaired Molly Nozyce PhD and Roy Grant MA. In: Evidence-Based Practice in Infant and Early Childhood Psychology. Pages 537-574. Hoboken NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009

 

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Building Integrated Mental Health and Medical Programs for Vulnerable Populations Post-Disaster: Connecting Children and Families to a Medical Home Paula A.Madrid, Psy.D; Heidi Sinclair, MD, MPH; Antoinette Q. Bankston, LCSW; Sarah Overholt, MA; Arturo Brito, MD, MPH; Rita Domnitz, MS, Ed Psych; Roy Grant, MA. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Vol. 23, No. 4, 314-321.
The Enhanced Medical Home: The Pediatric Standard of Care for Medically Underserved Children Artruo Brito, MD, MPH Roy Grant, MA, Sarah Overholt, MA. Jaya Aysola, MD, Isabel Pino, MD, Susan Heinlen Spalding, MD, Timothy Prinz, PhD, Irwin Redlener, MD. Advances in Pediatrics, 2008 Volume 55, pages 9-28
Meeting mental health needs following a natural disaster: lessons from Hurricane Katrina P Madrid, R Grant. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2008;39(1): 86-92.
Mental health services in Louisiana school-based health centers post-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita P Madrid, R Garfield, P Jaberi, M Daly, G Richard, R Grant. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2008; 39(1): 54-51.
Asthma Among the Homeless: An Update R Grant, S Bowen, D McClean, D Berman, K Redlener, I Redlener. American Journal of Public Health, 2007:97 (3), 448-450
A Mobile Medical Care Approach Targeting Underserved Populations in post-Hurricane Katrina Mississippi D Krol, M Redlener, A Shapiro, A Wajnberg. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2007:18, 331–340.
Children and Megadisasters: Lessons Learned in the New Millennium A Garrett, R Grant, P Madrid, A Brito, D Abramson, I Redlener. Advances in Pediatrics. 2007: 54, 189-214.
The Health of Homeless Children Revisited R Grant, A Shapiro, S Joseph, S Goldsmith, L Rigual-Lynch, I Redlener. Advances in Pediatrics, 2007: 54, 173-187.
A Critical Concern: Pediatrician Self-care After Disasters P Madrid and S J Schacher. Pediatrics. 2006; 117(5), S454-S457.
Chronicles From Out-of-State Professionals: Providing Primary Care to Underserved Children After a Disaster: A National Organization Response A Shapiro, L Seim, R Christensen, A Dandekar, M Duffy, D Krol, I Redlener, and A Brito. Pediatrics, 2006:117(5), S412-S415.
State Strategies to Contain Costs in the Early Intervention Program: Policy and Evidence R. Grant, 2005, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 25:4, 243-250 by PRO-ED, Inc. Reprinted with permission
Otitis media and early development in a high risk pediatric population R Grant, L Lynch, P Sherman, I Redlener. Seventh National Head Start Research Conference, June 2004 Poster. Published in, 2005. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Head Start Bureau, pages 567-568.
Urgent need for specialist referral in a homeless pediatric population R Grant, P Sherman, I Redlener. Third International Conference on Urban Health, Oct 2004 Poster. Abstract published in Journal of Urban Health. 2005. Volume 82, page ii45.
Asthma among homeless children: undercounting and undertreating the underserved D McLean, S Bowen, K Drezner, A Rowe, P Sherman, Schroeder, K Redlener, I Redlener. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2004. Volume 158, pages 244-249.
The 9/11 terror attacks: Emotional consequences persist for children and their families I Redlener and R Grant. Contemporary Pediatrics. 2002. Volume 19, pages 43-59
Screening program for identifying infants and toddlers at risk for otitis media with effusion using distortion product otoacoustic emission technology S Townsend, R Grant, R Ruben, R Schwartz, K White, J Gravel. Recent Advances in Otitis Media: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium. 2002. Ontario: BC Decker, pages 200-204.
Nutrition policies, best practices, and guidelines in homeless family shelters Darby, Fassberg, P Sherman, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Oct 2001.
Improving the nutrition status of homeless children: Guidelines for homeless family shelters Kourgialis, Wendel, Darby, R Grant, L Seim, I Redlener. National Health Care for the Homeless, May 2001 Bureau of Primary Health Care

 

Developed by The Division of Community Pediatrics (DCP), Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and The Children’s Health Fund (CHF). These include: "Homeless Family Facility Nutrition Guidelines”, “Improving...

The case to fund universal newborn hearing screening in New York State R Grant. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2000. Volume 54, pages 79-80.
Identification of hearing loss for infants and toddlers in Early Intervention programs R Grant, Townsend, Kucera. American Public Health Association, Nov 1999

Conference Publications

Ensuring access to pediatric subspecialists for vulnerable children. Adejoke Ogunrinde, MBBS, MPH; Randal Christensen, MD; Delaney Gracy, MD, MPH; Virginia Roncaglione, MSc; Maria Scigliano, MS, MSW; Lara Yoblonski, MD. American Public Health Association. Boston, MA. November, 2013

Transportation barriers to health care access: Identifying risk and solutions. Roy Grant MA; Grifin Goldsmith MPH; Kelly Rigney MPH. Mobile Health Clinics Network Conference. Palm Springs, CA. September, 2013.

The Health Transportation Shortage Index and geomapping to assess transportation barriers to health care access. Roy Grant MA; Grifin Goldsmith MPH; Stephen Borders PhD; Delaney Gracy MD, MPH; Tracy Rostholder MPH; Dennis Johnson MPA. Academy Health. Child Health Research Meeting. June 22-25, 2013. Baltimore, MD.

Transportation barriers to health care access: Identifying high risk areas Roy Grant MA; Grifin Goldsmith MPH. Community Transportation Association of American (CTAA) Expo. June 2-7, 2013. Albuquerque, NM.

Transportation Shortages are Barriers to Child Health Access Roy Grant MA, Stephen Borders PhD, Dennis Johnson MPS. Academy Health Child Health Services and Annual Research Meetings. June 11 – 14, 2011 Seattle Washington

Beyond Insurance: Potential policy solutions for barriers to children’s health care in rural Communities Sarah Overholt, MA and Pritha Kuchaculla, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Destination health education: An interdisciplinary path to lowliteracy, culturally sensitive materials. Kelly Rigney, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Emergency Department Use for Non-Urgent Care: Patient Perspectives and Possible Solutions Andres Ramgoolam, MD, John J. Green, PhD, Ryan Betz, Jeffrey Muschell, ME, MPH, Roy Grant, MA. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Impact of the New Citizenship Requirements on Receipt of Medicaid in Vulnerable Populations Deirdre A. Byrne, David M. Abramson, PhD, MPH, Roy Grant, MA, Arturo Brito, MD. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego CA.
Integrating Technology into Health Education and Promotion in a Harlem School-Based Health Center Sarah A. Wessler MA. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego CA.
Katrina and Rita's first responders weigh in on experiences and future planning Arturo Brito, MD, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25 – 29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Medically involved infants and toddlers in the Early Intervention Program: Implications for policy. Roy Grant, MA, and Molly Nozyce, PhD. American Public Health Association, October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
The Comprehensive Medical Home: Access to Child Development and Mental Health Services Arturo Brito, MD, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
An approach to improve and coordinate access to specialty care in a community health center serving public housing recipients Ariel L. Sarmiento, MPH, Alan Shapiro, MD, Jo Applebaum, MPH. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Adolescent and Parent Attitudes about Obesity and Behavior Change. Sandra Goldsmith, MS, RD, Jo Applebaum, MPH, Marian Larkin, MD, Barbara Hackley, CNM, MSN, Ariel Sarmiento, MPH, Alan Shapiro, MD. American Public Health Association. October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.
Bridging Access Barriers with Alternative Service Delivery Models: A State by State Analysis of Medicaid Regulations Sarah Overholt, MA, Roy Grant, MA, Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, Timothy Prinz, PhD. Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy (AcademyHealth). June 8-10, 2008. Washington DC.
An Interdisciplinary, Technology-Based Approach to Increasing Knowledge of Adolescent Obesity Sally Thompson MSN, CPNP, Carla Triplett PsyD, Sarah Wessler MA. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ). March 19-21, 2008. Miami FL
The Health Promotion Learning Lab (HPLL): Innovative Methods of Applying Technology for Health Promotion and Education Sarah Wessler, MA. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ). March 19-21, 2008. Miami FL.
A comprehensive plan to improve pediatric asthma management in the Anacostia community of Washington D.C. R Harris, A Brito, M Montero, L Seim, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov 2007. Abstract
Devolution’s policy impact on non-emergency medical transportation S Borders, C Blakely. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Health and social impacts of disaster and displacement in the US Gulf Coast D Abramson, R Garfield, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited Operation Assist Panel
Impact of an electronic health record on the promotion of NIH asthma guidelines in the primary care setting N Langston-Davis, D Perez-Rivera. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract
Potential solutions for refucing transportation barriers to child healthcare access M Burton. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Reducing access barriers through transportation innovations J Muschell. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Transportation as a barrier to child health access: the scope of the problem R Grant, A Brito, J Muschell, M Burton, D Johnson. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited CHF Panel
Distance to travel affects specialty care access among homeless families A Sarmiento. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract
Diverse way to enhance access to child healthcare in underserved rural communities: implementing medical home models A Brito, M Montero, L Seim, S Kim-Gibbons, R Grant, S Overholt. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract
Evaluation of a pediatric weight management program show promising outcomes. S Goldsmith, A Shapiro, M Larkin, S Arevalo, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Poster
Health care and recovery of New Orleans: where we are, where we are going. K DeSalvo. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited Operation Assist Panel
Mobile medical health services: an emerging clinical system optimal for low-income, displaced families following a disaster P Dixon. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2007. Abstract, Invited Operation Assist Panel
Identification and treatment of overweight and obesity in homeless children. S Goldsmith, R Grant, A Shapiro, S Joseph, M Larkin. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Poster
Improving outcomes for pediatric patients with asthma by incorporating subspecialty medical care in the primary care practice. R Harris, L Seim, S Robinson, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Round Table
Asthma education for all: increasing community awareness through educational workshops for children and adults. B Perez-Rivera, N Langston-Davis. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Poster
Interactive programming to teach students about asthma through music B Perez-Rivera, N Langston-Davis, I Santana. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Poster
Obesity prevalence among housed and homeless inner city New York children and youth. S Goldsmith, R Grant, M Larkin, A Shapiro. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentation
Strategies for successful implementation of group prenatal care in an urban ambulatory care center. W Wilcox, B Hackley, R Grant, P Bernstein, S Schindler Rising, I Merkatz. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentation
An integrated approach to diabetes care: lessons from an inner-city clinic R Lyn-Cook, S Arevalo. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentaton
An integrated approach to diabetes care: lessons from an inner-city clinic. R Lyn-Cook, S Arevalo. American Public Health Association, Nov. 2006. Oral Presentaton
Screening for Overweight and Its Consequences in Pediatric Primary Care R Grant, S Goldsmith, D Krol; A Shapiro; I Redlener. National Initiative for Child Health Quality Mar 2005 Poster
Using an Electronic Health Record to Emphasize Best Practices in Caring for the Medically Underserved J Pruitt, R Grant, J Weisman, D Krol, F James, S Robinson, L Seim, I Redlener. NIHCQ Mar 2005 Poster
Identification of nutrition needs amongst homeless families living in the New York City shelter system SS Berjis, S Goldsmith, R Grant, A Shapiro. American Dietetic Association, 2005, poster.
Screening for maternal depression as part of comprehensive asthma care for homeless pediatric patients R Grant, S Bowen, L Lynch, A Shapiro, I Redlener. Third International Conference on Urban Health, Oct 2004 Poster. Abstract published in, Journal of Urban Health. 2005. Volume 82, page ii47.
A comprehensive primary care-based HIV model implemented at a South Bronx health center P Meacher, A Shapiro. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004
Homeless street youth: The foster care connection A Shapiro, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004
Uncovering allergic sensitization among asthmatics at a South Bronx primary care clinic S Bowen, R Grant, A Rowe, A Shapiro, C Manzano. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004
Clinical need for disenrollment from mandatory Medicaid managed care in a population of homeless families R Grant, D Berman, M Lieberman, L Lynch, M Lambert. American Public Health Association, Nov 2004 Poster
Responding to the rise in pediatric overweight and type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting: screening and intervention S Goldsmith, R Grant. National Association of Community Health Center, Sept 2004 Workshop
Otitis Media And Early Development In A High Risk Pediatric Population Roy Grant MA, Lourdes Rigual-Lynch PhD, Peter Sherman MD, Irwin Redlener MD. Head Start’s Seventh National Research Conference. June 28 – July 1, 2004. Washington DC.

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Traditional trauma therapy provided in a non-traditional setting: A post-9/11 model P Madrid, R Grant, I Redlener. Disaster Psychiatry Outreach March 2004 Poster
Developmental and medical status of infants and toddlers referred to the Early Intervention Program R Grant, M Nozyce, AH Gordon. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003
Healthy K.I.D.S. – A Community Partnership for Nutrition and Fitness J Pruitt, L Seim, J Wendel, R Grant. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003
Helping Schools Foster Healthy K.I.D.S J Wendel, J Pruitt, L Seim, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003 Poster Healthy
Mental Health, Terrorism Preparedness, and Policy: The Aftermath of 9/11 R Grant, L Lynch, S Paula, E Redlener, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Nov 2003 Roundtable
Psychosocial issues in the treatment of asthma in a high-risk pediatric population R Grant, L Lynch, S Bowen, K Drezner. National Conference on Asthma, June 2003
Use of the NHLBI guidelines to reduce asthma morbidity in an inner city population S Bown, R Grant, K Drezner, A Shapiro. National Conference on Asthma, June 2003
Issues in the treatment of mild-persistent asthma among homeless children SK Bowen, R Grant, D McLean, K Drezner, I Redlener. ATS, May 2003 Poster
Mental health needs and services to children and families in shelters R Grant, L Lynch, K Redlener. National Health Care for the Homeless, May 2003. Poster
Crisis counseling following 9/11/01: implications for policy and preparedness R Grant, P Madrid, I Redlener. International Disaster Psychiatry Conference, April 2003 Poster
The 9/11 terror attacks: Emotional consequences persist for children and their families I Redlener and R Grant. Contemporary Pediatrics. 2002. Volume 19, pages 43-59.
An innovative community-based response to the terror attacks of 9/11 R Grant, L Lynch, E Redlener, Garfinkle, I Redlener. Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy, June 2002 Poster
Use of national surveys for targeting food and nutrition programs to homeless children and families P Darby, E Fassberg, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Oct 2001. Bureau of Primary Health Care
Identifying food insecurity in homeless families P Darby, E Fassberg, P Sherman, R Grant, I Redlener. American Public Health Association, Oct 2001 Poster
The Feasibility of Otoacoustic Emission Screening for Hearing Loss in Pediatric Primary Care R Grant, Hobson, P Sherman, Gravel, Townsend, White, I Redlener. Pediatric Academic Societies, May 1999

White Papers

Children Under Siege: Safeguarding Provisions for Children in the New Health Law A Children’s Health Fund Special Report, March 2011

Turning the Corner? Improving the Health of Detroit’s Children Children's Health Fund, December 6, 2010

Legacy of Katrina: The Impact of a Flawed Recovery on Vulnerable Children of the Gulf Coast. A Five Year Status Report Children’s Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health August 23, 2010

Children’s Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. August 23, 2010

Reforming Disaster Case Management: National Lessons from Louisiana A roundtable on recovery hosted by Children's Health Fund, December 2009, Louisiana State University

Report and Recommendations from Disaster Case Management in Louisiana: A Roundtable on Recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Rita, Gustav & Ike. 

The 2008 American Preparedness Project: Why Parents May Not Heed Evacuation Orders &What Emergency Planners, Families and Schools Need to Know Annual Survey of the American Public by the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and The Children's Health Fund Survey administered by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. September 2008
Childhood Obesity and Its Consequences: Nutrition, Activity and the Role of the Health Care Provider. Jan 2002

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) has reached epidemic proportions - particularly among
African-American and Hispanic children living in poverty. For most newly diagnosed children,
T2DM is associated with obesity. The Children=s Health...

Press Releases & Statements

 

2010

Letters

Letter to President Obama Urging a Fix to the "Family Glitch" ACA Regulation in coalition with other advocates, July 26, 2012
Letter to Congress urging a fix to the "family glitch" ACA regulation in coalition with other advocates, March 7, 2012

Amicus Brief regarding ACA's Medicaid expansion in coalition with other advocates, February 15th, 2012

Letter from CHF Co-Founders Urging Senator to Vote Against an Amendment to Weaken Health Prevention Provision in Health Reform Law Children's Health Fund, September 10, 2010

Letter from CHF Co-Founders Urging Senator to Vote Against an Amendment to Weaken Health Prevention Provision in Health Reform Law, Sept 10, 2010

Letter of Support for Donald Berwick in coalition with other advocates, June 6, 2010

Letter in support of child preventive health provisions In coalition with other advocates, December 8, 2009

Letter in support of key children’s coverage provisions In coalition with other advocates, October 22, 2009
Letter in support of provisions to improve the oral health of children In coalition with other advocates, October 15, 2009

May 2007

Impact Newsletter

Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall-Winter 2012

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • Stars Shine for Children’s Health Fund at 25
  • A Life’s Journey from Patient to Doctor
  • ...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter - Winter 2011

Featuring the following stories and more:...

Children's Health Fund Newsletter Spring-Summer 2011

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • More Kids Gain Access with NY Program Expansion
  • News from the Network:  Plaquemines Parish, LA
  • ...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall 2010

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • The Need is Growing And So Are We
  • Our Advocacy Work At A Glance: A Focus On AZ And TX:
  • The Children's Health Fund Gift Card From American Express: A Gift Card...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Spring-Summer 2010

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • A Lesson In Giving: A Family Sees Impact in Their Own Community
  • Transportation Problems Require A CHF Solution
  • Millions Watch as "Idol Gives Back"...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall-Winter 2009

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • CHF Expands Services Across the U.S. to Meet Increasing Need
  • On the Road to Health Care Reform
  • CHF Focuses on Solutions for Katrina's Kids
  • Kids...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Spring Summer 2009

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • Kids Can't Wait - CHF's Response to the Consequence of the Recession on Children
  • CHF Co-Founder Paul Simon Pledges $1.5M to Campaign
  • CHF Co-Founders Visit...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall-Winter 2008

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • New York Programs Face Growing Demand for Services
  • CHF Teams Respond to Another Active Hurrican Season
  • Dr. Redlener Appointed to National Commission on Children...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Spring-Summer 2008

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • Chicago Project Address Physical and Mental Health Needs of Students
  • CHF Adds 21st Project in Memphis, Tennessee
  • New Orleans: "The Legacy of Katrina"...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall-Winter 2007

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • Reaching Even More Homeless Youth in Phoenix
  • Expanding Services for New Jersey's Inner City Children and Families
  • Celebrating 20 Years of Caring for Kids,...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Winter 2006

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • From New York City to the Children of the Gulf...The Operation Assist Caravan
  • Targeting the Needs of At-Risk Youth Adolescent Health Care in our National Network
  • ...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall-Winter 2006

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • Children's Health Project Launches in Baton Rouge
  • President Clinton Supports School Based Programs
  • Staying Ahead with Technology:  Electronic Health...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Spring-Summer 2005

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • One Family's Success Story:  The West Virginia Children's Health Project is Their 'Medical Home' on Wheels
  • Targeting the Obesity Epidemic: ...
Children's Health Fund Newsletter Fall-Winter 2004

Featuring the following stories and more:

  • Lifelong Supporters Invest in CHF's Future
  • CHF Continues Pioneering Work in Electronic Health Record Technology
  • Putting Teeth in the National ...

Policy Publications

Toxic Stressors and Child Development Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2012
Child Health Safety Net Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Children in Crisis: Federal Disaster Policy Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

The Enhanced Medical Home for Medically Underserved Children Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Medicaid Block Grant Proposal: What It Means for Kids Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2011

Addressing Tranportation as a Barrier to Care Children's Health Fund, August 2010

Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, August 2010

Health Care Reform: Implementing the Law Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2010

Health Care and Children: What Next? Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2010

Establishment of a White House Office on Children and Youth Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2009

Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2009

State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, January 2009

The Enhanced Medical Home for Medically Underserved Children Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, January 2009

Comments on Federal Policies

Health Education Materials

Resources for Healthy Eating: Guide to Central Harlem Children's Health Fund, Harlem Children’s Health Project, Fall 2009

This food guide was created for the practical use of the residents of Central Harlem. It was meant to be a tool in developing a healthy eating lifestyle. The guide begins with useful nutritional information that will show you how you can begin to...

Starting Right: Healthy Families Making Healthy Choices (English) PDF 4.6MB Las Familias Sanas Optan Por Lo Saludable (Spanish) PDF 4.9MB

This brochure is targeted to parents and caregivers. It is an indirect approach to weight management and describes realistic ways families can make healthy lifestyle, food and beverage choices.  Health care providers can also use these...

Ready, Set, Go! is a new part of the Healthy K.I.D.S program - designed to bring nutrition and fitness messages to an elementary-school audience. Ready, Set, Go! newsletters provide relevant messages about nutrition and fitness with age...

Each Healthy K.I.D.S. Newsletter features Food Group Fun, Liquid Lookout, Move Your Body, Activity Page, Grown Up Corner, Spotlight, and Fun Facts.

Healthy K.I.D.S. Lesson Plans give teachers and health educators ready-to-use curricula designed to coordinate with each newsletter. Individual lesson plans center around a food group and fitness related activities.

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The Healthy K.I.D.S. Parent Guide highlights important nutrition and fitness messages from the newsletters. Available in English and Spanish, the Parent Guide covers...

Principios EL.E.M.E.NT.AL.ES. de la Salud

Principios EL.E.M.E.NT.AL.ES. de la Salud (ELaborando Estrategias Metódicas y EducaTivas para los ALumnos de EScuela) es un proyecto dedicado a la entrega de material educativo sobre...

My Family Disaster Plan

This brochures is targeted at parents and caregivers.  My Family Disaster Plan offers tips and suggestions on how a family can think ahead and plan ahead for any disaster including putting a plan together that addresses water and food...

My Hurricane Safety Plan: Child's Checklist

This worksheet complements the Parent Guide to My Hurricane Safety Plan and is a tool for parents and caregivers to use with their children when discussing how to prepare if a hurricane is coming.  My Hurricane Safety Plan was developed by...

My Hurricane Safety Plan: Parent's Guide

This brochure is targeted at parents and caregivers.  The Parent Guide offers tips on how families can prepare and help their children during the hurricane season, and give them a sense of control, security and confidence during a...

Newsletter No. 1 (English) Niños S.A.NO.S. Boletín No. 1(Spanish)

Issue 1 highlights carbohydrates, stretching and how to make the best choices with fast foods and vending machines.

Newsletter No. 2 (English) Niños S.A.NO.S. Boletín No. 2 (Spanish)

Issue 2 highlights fruits and vegetables, the activity pyramid and tips for healthy TV watching habits.

Newsletter No. 3 (English) Niños S.A.NO.S. Boletín No. 3 (Spanish)

Issue 3 highlights dairy products, calcium and fun exercise games.

Newsletter No. 4 (English) Niños S.A.NO.S. Boletín No. 4 (Spanish)

Issue 4 highlights proteins, drinking plenty of water and the importance of a good breakfast.

Ready, Set, Go! Issue 1 (English) Preparados, Listos, ¡YA! - Nutrición y Salud Boletín 1 (Spanish)

This issue highlights eating breakfast, drinking less soda, eating fruits and vegetables, portion size and being active outside.

Ready, Set, Go! Issue 2 (English) Preparados, Listos, ¡YA! - Nutrición y Salud Boletín 2 (Spanish)

This issue highlights healthy snacks, watching less tv, drinking milk, hunger and satiety and being active inside.

Starting Right: Healthy & Fit - The Real Deal (English) SALUDABLE Y EN FORMA La Pura Verdad Consejos Prácticos Pare Matenere Saludable Y Viéndote Bien (Spanish)

This new brochure is targeted to teens and features practical ways to keep healthy and look good. It includes a health and fitness quiz, tips on portion control, and exercise suggestions and recommendations. Healthy & Fit is also a...

Hey Baby - Pregnancy Guide (English) Hola Bebe - Guía para tener un bebé sano (Spanish)

This magazine format guide is targeted at moms-to-be offers healthy living tips for a healthy baby and mom. It includes tips on eating healthy, being active during pregnancy, tips for relaxation and more. Hey Baby is a publication of The...

Think Healthy! Exercise (English) ¡Piensa Sobre Tu Salud! Ejercicio (Spanish)

Four-panel brochures demonstrate the cyclical nature of being physically active in an accessible and appropriate way. This continuum of exercising and feeling good and full of energy...

Think Healthy! Exercise – Caregiver Brochure (English) ¡Piensa sobre tu salud! - Familia activa (Spanish)

Four-panel companion brochures emphasize a caregiver's role in promoting physical activity in children. The pieces encourage adults to be active as a family and set a good example...

Think Healthy! Nutrition – Caregiver Brochure (English) ¡Piensa sobre tu salud! Nutricíon - Familia Saludable (Spanish)

Tri-panel companion brochures emphasize a caregiver's role in promoting physical and mental health in children. The pieces encourage adults to act as a role model for the children they care for by choosing a healthy diet and appropriate...

Think Healthy! Nutrition – Middle School Brochure (English) ¡Piensa sobre tu salud! Nutrición Adolescentes (Spanish)

Tri-panel brochures illustrate the cyclical nature of healthy eating and mental well-being in an accessible and appropriate way. This continuum of healthy eating and feeling better about oneself allows children to improve both their mental and...

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