Tools and Memos

On behalf of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, researchers at PolicyLab responded to a request for comment on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft research plan for evaluating “Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children." In reviewing the draft r...

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Wallis KE, Bennett A, Gerdes M, Guthrie W, Levy SE, Miller JS

PolicyLab responded to a Request for Information from the Health Resources and Services Administration seeking input as they begin a new strategic plan for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. In this letter, PolicyLab draws on relevant research and expertise from our community of...

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La Rochelle C, Lane K, DeRubio T

PolicyLab experts responded to a Request for Comment on Pennsylvania's proposed changes to child care subsidy regulations "Subsidized Child Care Eligibility Requirements." More specifically, the experts provide their feedback to various proposed changes to the regulations in regard...

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Matone M, Gerdes M, Dechert T, Williams S, La Rochelle C

As pediatric health experts who see the consequences of firearm injury firsthand, we recognize the urgency for action on this issue and have identified unintentional firearm injury and death as a promising starting point for intervention. Together with the Center for Violence Preve...

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Krass P, Cavello L, Sabrick J, Matone M, Rosenquist R, Fein JA

In June 2020, immigrant community leaders and other stakeholders working directly with immigrant communities and those with limited English proficiency in Pennsylvania were invited to complete an online survey to help the PA Department of Health’s Office of Health Equity better und...

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Yun K, Montoya-Williams D, Wallis K, Hume M, Drummond S, La Rochelle C, Rosenquist R

With schools in the U.S— from preschool, to K-12, to higher education—safely reopening following their closure for the COVID-19 pandemic by adhering to important recommended mitigation strategies, our experts, alongside colleagues within Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Divisi...

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Rubin D, Matone M, Marshall D, Gerber J, Coffin S, Fisher B

In collaboration with the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), PolicyLab conducted a county-level needs assessment of the health of children, mothers, and families, as well as the social and environmental circumstances of families and communities acr...

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Matone M, Marshall D, Whittaker J, Kellom K, Garcia S, Dechert T, Wang X

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