Category Archives: Childhood Adversity

Innovative Responses to Pandemic Related Disruptions in School Meal Programs

School meals are a vital source of federal food assistance; the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs serve approximately 30 million lunches and 15 million breakfasts daily at low or no cost to students. At the start of the … Continue reading

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Networks of Opportunity for Child Wellbeing (NOW) Convening

Dr. Suglia recently attended the Networks of Opportunity for Child Wellbeing (NOW) Convening, where she presented her work on the neighborhood social environment and obesity prevention. To effectively prevent obesity in the US, this work proposes that rather than continue … Continue reading

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A New Project to Study Childhood Adversity and Cardiovascular Health in Puerto Rican Young Adults

Cluster faculty member Shakira Suglia was recently awarded an NIH grant to study the effects of childhood adversity on health outcomes among young Puerto Rican adults from the South Bronx and from San Juan, Puerto Rico.   While these two groups of … Continue reading

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