Ask an Epi: Tips and Tricks for Creating Online Surveys

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This post focuses on specific aspects of creating online surveys for research and evaluation. This is meant to be a guide for programming your survey into an online platform after you have already developed the tool (survey questions, type of…

Integrating culturally responsive practices into community-engaged work

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In January, the Harvard Radcliffe Institute invited Dr. Jessica Fanzo, Professor of Climate and Director of the Food for Humanity Initiative at Columbia University, to lead a talk called “Using Evidence and Data to Illuminate Our Food Systems” (1). I was…

Protect Yourself and Others: Get Vaccinated

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My hometown, Weston, Florida, is currently in the news for an active measles outbreak that, on the date of publication, has resulted in at least seven cases of the disease (1, 2, 3). Despite the recent outbreak, Florida’s Surgeon General,…

Early Childhood Education in Massachusetts: A 2024 Update

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The financial viability of our model for providing early childhood education in the United States has historically been tenuous, and the COVID-19 pandemic only put more pressure on this already overstressed system. Back in 2021, ICH collaborated with Cambridge’s Office…

ICH 2024 Organizational Goals

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A carryover from the Medieval era, nearly 40% of US adults set New Year’s resolutions or goals each year. Many companies and organizations follow this practice as well, no doubt recognizing the setting of these goals as a method to…