Schuyler Center Releases New Oral Health Brief

Research and expe­rience have yielded compelling results that prevention is the best way to avoid the pain, cost and other negative impacts of tooth decay.  A new Issue Brief and Fast Facts from the Schuyler Center focuses on the importance of community water fluoridation—one of the most effective, cost-effective, natural and safe ways to prevent…

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Newly released brief supports Schuyler Center’s oral health work to advance policies to reduce dental disease

Our friends at the Children’s Dental Project have released a new report outlining the findings of an analysis using system dynamics modeling (SDM) to learn how different prevention strategies would reduce tooth decay among young children in New York State and affect the state Medicaid budget. The brief supports Schuyler Center’s work promoting policies to…

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Kalpana Bhandarkar and Dr. Barbara Rittner elected to Schuyler Center’s Board of Trustees

Kalpana Bhandarkar, MPH, MBA is Vice President of Research and Health Services Initiatives at Maimonides Medical Center, a 700-bed teaching hospital in Borough Park, Brooklyn. In this capacity, she oversees research administration supporting clinical and health services studies and supports the President and CEO on special projects. She was formerly a Manager at Manatt Health…

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Latest from the Home Visiting Workgroup: Recap & Resources

The statewide home visiting workgroup reconvened this month. The topic of this meeting was Moving Beyond Visioning: Elements of a Statewide System. The group focused on elements that would provide better coordination between programs, and move New York closer to a statewide home visiting system, while also increasing families’ access to services. Workgroup members engaged…

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Schuyler Center Welcomes Two New Staff Members!

Sable Lynch, as Research Associate for Schuyler, will support Schuyler’s legislative, grant, and communication activities. Prior to joining the Schuyler Center, Sable was a Fellow on Women and Public Policy at the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society at the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College. She has served in interdisciplinary positions surrounding health,…

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