The Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute has a new vision, new faculty, and new leadership. And thanks to the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, it also has a new gift of $3 million to support its work. This gift comes as newly appointed director Michael Silverstein MD has drawn up an ambitious ten-year plan, Vision 2032.
To meet the challenges brought on by this emerging syndrome, the Brown University School of Public Health has launched a Long Covid initiative.
Children in Rhode Island gained new learning and enrichment options through Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Awards
Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute webinar series helps guide parents and caregivers through the pandemic
The Catalyst Grant Program supports work that builds outward from existing strengths to deepen and broaden the School’s research program around the four themes identified in the Strategic Plan: Mental Health, Resilience and Mindfulness; Environmental Health and Climate Change; Vulnerable Life Stages: Children and Older Adults; and Addiction. We are proud to fund the following […]
IF IT’S TRUE THAT THIRD-GRADE READING proficiency helps predict a child’s achievement later in life, then accord-ing to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College Careers (PARCC) exam, assessing third graders’ reading levels, the future doesn’t look bright for the majority of Rhode Island’s kids. In 2015, the exam showed that just over one-third […]
Since 1986, the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University has connected students, faculty, and local partners through community engagement, engaged scholarship and social innovation. A new Swearer initiative that brings together Brown student-athletes and Providence children to improve access to sport, includes a partnership with the School’s Hassenfeld Child Health and Innovation Institute. […]
Transforming the health of children and families by targeting autism, asthma, obesity, and other urgent health challenges. In 2016, a visionary donation from the family of Alan Hassenfeld created the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute (HCHII). The Institute aims to transform the lives of children and their families in Rhode Island, and around the world. […]
With a gift of $12.5 million from the family of retired Hasbro Chairman and CEO Alan Hassenfeld, Brown will establish the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute to accelerate progress on the urgent health needs of the smallest state’s smallest residents. Brown President Christina H. Paxson and Hassenfeld joined Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and other […]