On May 21, The Nicholson Foundation’s Executive Director Dr. Arturo Brito took part in a panel discussion entitled Racial Bias in Health Care: A Diagnosis and Treatment Plan for the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute’s Spring Conference.
The Nicholson Foundation, The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation, and the Burke Foundation have joined the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) to support the implementation of Centering Healthcare Institute’s (CHI) evidence-based CenteringPregnancy® and CenteringParenting® models of group care across five community health centers in New Jersey.
The Nicholson Foundation has provided St. Joseph’s Health, a safety net hospital in Paterson, a grant to support the development and implementation of an Innovation Center. Launching April 1, 2019, the Center will use the tools of innovation and Human Centered Design to improve patient care and wellness in the community.
An article by NJ Spotlight’s Lilo Stainton details how New Jersey has moved to ease barriers to integrating behavioral and physical healthcare in recent years, spurred on by a number of grants from The Nicholson Foundation. The article notes that The Nicholson Foundation has “prioritized integration efforts to help vulnerable populations” in New Jersey.
With a grant from The Nicholson Foundation, the Foundation for Educational Administration is launching a 15-month Transforming Early Childhood Leadership Institute on March 18. The Institute will provide professional training and support to leadership teams from 51 schools representing 31 districts serving vulnerable children in New Jersey.
The Nicholson Foundation is pleased to announce that it has hired two new employees to senior positions. Kimberly Boller, PhD, joins as the Chief Strategy and Evaluation Officer, and Colette Lamothe-Galette, MPH, joins as a Senior Program Officer.