Nicholson Grant Expands Telehealth Offerings for Vulnerable Populations
A grant from The Nicholson Foundation will allow Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) to expand its use of telehealth to improve healthcare in New Jersey. Through the grant project, RWJMS will offer a spectrum of innovative telehealth strategies including Project ECHO, eConsults, and telemedicine.
Nicholson Grant Enables Community Health Coalition’s Lead Screening Initiative
The Nicholson Foundation has awarded a $525,657 grant to the community health coalition in Greater Freehold. The grant will strengthen the Coalition’s infrastructure and support the launch of a community-wide initiative to assess and remediate lead risks, which pose a significant health challenge to young children in their most critical years of brain development.
Nicholson-supported Institute will “Teach the Teachers” to Improve Early Childhood Education
Supported by a grant from The Nicholson Foundation, the Transforming Early Childhood Leadership Institute will bring together school leaders, teachers, and staff from 30 schools across NJ for a 15-month professional learning experience. The Institute will help educators better serve children from vulnerable backgrounds in the early years of formal education.
Bringing Together the Trenton Community to Advance Population Health Initiatives
The Nicholson Foundation has awarded the Trenton Health Team (THT) a $286,019 grant to develop and implement a new strategic, communications, and advocacy plan focused on population health. The plan will direct THT’s work in building a broad base of support among Trenton residents for projects that address social determinants of health.
The Nicholson Foundation’s Executive Director Launches Personal Twitter Account
The Nicholson Foundation's Executive Director, Dr. Arturo Brito, has created a personal account on the social networking site Twitter. He will be sharing his thoughts on health and early childhood issues in New Jersey and beyond.
Advocates for Children of New Jersey Releases First-Ever Babies Count Report
On July 30, Advocates for Children of New Jersey released its Babies Count report – the group’s first-ever look at data on the health and well-being of infants and toddlers in NJ. The report reveals that many of our state's youngest residents face daunting challenges that threaten their potential to thrive.