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January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Health interventions that are long-term and place-based are embraced as providing low-income families with comprehensive services. To better understand the benefits from these services, this study assesses the role of residential mobility and the us ...
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Tribal grantee strengthens and coordinates services for troubled youth and their families.
May 9, 2011 | Journal Article
This article describes the independent evaluation conducted of Free to Grow (FTG) based at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Researcers compared 14 FTG sites with 14 matched Head Start agencies and communities without the program.
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Despite national prosperity which improved health outcomes for urban children from 1992-2002, disparities between children in distressed versus non-distressed cities, and between Black versus White urban children, did not improve.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Child FIRST (Child and Family Interagency, Resource, Support, and Training) is a family intervention that fosters sensitive, responsive, and secure parent-child relationships. This article presents results from the first randomized controlled trial of Child FIRST. The trial recruited impoverished families from inner city Bridgeport, Connecticut.
May 1, 2010 | Journal Article
A study of diabetes prevention and management programs implemented by community-based organizations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) of the Texas-Mexico border region finds 19 free or low-cost programs based on state and national guidelines.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article looks specifically at the design of the Urban Health Initiative evaluation. It highlights the program's integrated evaluation design, bringing together a theory of change and a quasi-experimental approach, including comparison city usage.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Minority Health (CMH) at the University of Pittsburgh has developed sustainable public health interventions for the African-American community in Pittsburgh. Through one program, African-American owned barbershops and beauty salons began providing vital health services and information.
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This paper looks at the issues of obesity, race and gender, and determines whether school environment influences body mass index (BMI) and whether the racial and gender context one grows up in may also end up affecting BMI.
April 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study examines a Housing First program in Seattle that succeeded in lowering public costs while not requiring complete sobriety among chronically-homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems.