Addressing Health Disparities in Early Childhood

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Date Developed: 03/15/2016. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): Ross Thompson, PhD; Paul H. Dworkin, MD; Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, FAAP; Mary Ann McCabe, PhD, ABPP. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 12 minutes.


This expert panel of clinicians, researchers, and educators discussed how, together, we can address health disparities in early childhood through increased collaborations, public health partnerships, and early intervention.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:

• List key measures of burden of disease involving morbidity, mortality, and/or cost.

• Describe evidence-based preventive interventions and the status of their implementations.

• Identify one key prevention science research gap.

• Name one key indicator by which progress and meeting prevention goals is measured.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.