A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
January 24, 2013 | Story
Merenstein's early experience convinced him that, to continue in research, he needed a better understanding of statistics and more sophisticated research techniques.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Disparities in access to care are pronounced for children, especially those living in rural areas.
December 31, 1998 | Program Results Report
The Independent Production Fund completed the preproduction phase of a multimedia training package for Healthy Steps for Young Children, a new approach to pediatric care that focuses on the first three years of life.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Underrepresented minority pediatricians continue to disproportionately care for minority and poor children in the United States, according to this longitudinal assessment. This underlines the need for policies and programs which encourage minority college students to become pediatricians.
July 15, 2009 | Story
"I owe an enormous amount of my success to the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, both the Clinical Scholars Program and the Generalist Faculty Scholars Program," said Christakis.
June 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Concerns about the safety and efficacy of over-the-counter cold medications have led to a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration public health advisory against their use in children 2 years of age. This study's goal was to examine caregiver understanding of the age indication of over-the-counter cold medication labels and identify factors, associated with caregiver understanding.
January 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Four mutually exclusive racial and ethnic categories are used to measure disparities in care.
December 1, 2007 | Journal Article
This study examines the degree to which parents serve as information intermediaries in children referred from community practice to an academic referral center, as well as both parent and physician attitudes to their performing this role.
May 1, 2006 | Journal Article
This article explored how providing pediatricians with test accuracy information might impact patient management. Study participants were 653 pediatricians who completed surveys that were sent to a random selection of 1,502 pediatricians across the ...
October 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
The University of Rochester Center for Child Health Research collected, synthesized and disseminated information about barriers and facilitators to the use of Body Mass Index assessment in primary care child health practices.