Abstract: Home visiting can play a key role in the early childhood system of services. For home visiting to achieve its potential, decision-makers must make…
Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPP
Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPP, is the William H. Gates, Sr. Professor and Chair of the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine. Her research focuses on advancing coordination in early childhood systems and enhancing the quality of preventive services for children and families. She directs the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health in Education, Science and Practice at Johns Hopkins and co-leads the Resource and Coordinating Center for Early Intervention to Promote Cardiovascular Health of Mothers and Children (ENRICH), a multi-site clinical trial focused on enhancing cardiovascular health in the context of home visiting. As part of HARC’s Leadership Team, Dr. Minkovitz contributes to the identification of emerging issues, improvement of mentoring, advancement of precision home visiting, and incorporation of diversity, equity, and inclusion into department infrastructure and policies.
Abstract: Home visiting is a preventive service strategy to promote child health and development by providing voluntary services to expectant families and families with young…
Abstract: Effective early childhood systems “support an integrated continuum of policies, services and programs across early learning, early intervention, health and family support so that…