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Champion Spotlight: Denise Henderson

Our practice champions are the key to making sure screening initiatives are both successful and sustainable. This week, we are highlighting one of our champions, Denise Henderson. Denise works as an RN at one of the health centers we partner …
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Long Island Screenings of the movie Resilience The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

Each evening will feature a screening of the film Resilience followed by a panel discussion by experts from across Long Island who are working to address Adverse Childhood Experiences and build resiliency in our communities. Panelists will be announced shortly. The event …
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Docs for Tots 15th Anniversary Celebration

We want to thank our participants, donors, and supporters for making our 15th anniversary celebration a success. Because of donors like you, we are able to advance our vision of a healthy and successful society where all families have the …
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Liz Moore and the Rauch Foundation Write Brief About Docs for Tots’ Work.

We wanted to share with all of you a brief that was written by Liz Moore for the Rauch Foundation. “Minding the Gaps. How One Doctor-Led Nonprofit is Strengthening The Safety Net For Long Island Children” highlights our achievements across …
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Dr. Isakson addresses Help Me Grow-Long Island

Did you see Docs for Tots’ Executive Director, Liz Isakson’s post on the New York AAP Chapter 2 blog? In her post titled, Help Me Grow- Long Island: Helping You Help Promote Developmental Health, Dr. Isakson addresses a pressing issue in early …
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Board Certified Physicians Participating in the Docs for Tots’ “Well Moms, Well Tots” Program to Receive Credit for Quality and Practice Improvement Activities

NEW YORK– August 7, 2017 – The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has announced that Docs for Tots has joined ABMS’ Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program (Portfolio ProgramTM). Physicians who are Board Certified by one of the 21 of 24 ABMS …
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PR Intern Ashley Farrell on Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression

In almost every health-related course I have took in school, the curriculum covers the same information: drugs and alcohol, mental health, chronic and communicable diseases, and the health care system. I soon realized that from middle school when I learned …
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Meet The Staff!

Ashley Farrell, PR Intern Ashley Farrell has been a PR Intern for Docs for Tots since November 2016. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health from Hofstra University in May 2017, and holds a passion for working among …
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Melissa Passarelli & Laraib Humayun Present Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression and Mother-Child Well Being

Docs for Tots’ Director of Programs Melissa Passarelli and Health Liaison Laraib Humayun recently presented Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression and Mother Child-Well Being, at the Annual Conference for Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) on May 8th. Melissa and Laraib discussed the importance …
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Docs For Tots’ New Location

We would like to thank the Hagedorn Foundation for helping us find a new place to work on Long Island at the Elias Hicks House in Jericho! We’re happy to work next to Every Child Matters and the Jewish Community …
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate