• Excerpt from news feature by Steve Hamm, Connecticut Health I-Team Writer:   "[....] Though the distribution of pills in Fairfield County was the lowest in the state, the Post database showed that pharmacies in the region still sold millions of pills between 2006 and 2012. The highest seller in the county during that time was Walgreen’s Eastern Co., Inc. in Stratford, which sold nearly 4.5 million pills between 2006 and 2016. Two of the county’s top five sellers were in Stratford, two were in Bridgeport and one was in Norwalk.… Read More

  • Data: Connecticut ranks high in life expectancy, cancer survival rates

    Waterbury Republican-American    July 8, 2019

    [Excerpt of front-page article by Harrison Connery, with block quote featuring DataHaven by Martha Shanahan, in the Republican-American] July 5, 2019 WATERBURY — Life expectancy in Connecticut is third in the nation, at 80.8 years, according to data from the Journal of the American Medical Association. One factor in residents’ longevity is the state’s falling cancer mortality rate, which has fallen by more than 21% over the past decade, good for the second highest rate in the country, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.… Read More

  • Making racial equity integral to all aspects of the Working Cities Challenge

    Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Newsletter    June 7, 2019

    Excerpt from article by David Radcliffe of the Boston Fed staff: "Racial equity is achieved when one's racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society. As the Working Cities Challenge model has rolled out, we’ve paid increasing attention to the role that race and equity play. Understanding the legacy of race in a particular community helps ground city teams and their plans in the reality of how (and why) cities operate.… Read More

  • de Beaumont Foundation Announces Inaugural 40 Under 40 in Public Health

    de Beaumont Foundation News    May 15, 2019

    May 15, 2015 The de Beaumont Foundation today released its inaugural list of 40 Under 40 in Public Health. Twenty-four women and 16 men from 23 states and one U.S. commonwealth were selected for their creative approaches and innovative solutions to improve community health. For more information and a summary of their accomplishments, visit deBeaumont.org/40Under40.… Read More

  • Newsletter: DataHaven Introduces Four New Board Members

    by Mark Abraham    April 23, 2019

    The DataHaven team is excited to welcome Adhlere Coffy, Gina Federico, Mary Stuart, and Maritza Bond (pictured left to right, below) to the DataHaven Board of Directors. These four new additions bring with them combined decades of service to Connecticut communities. Their areas of expertise range from data analysis to social determinants of health, and their accomplishments include revamping a city health department and leading community outreach programs. … Read More

    New DataHaven board members April 2019
  • DataHaven Marks 25 Years of Public Service: Continues with Community Index, 2020 Census Outreach

    The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven    April 19, 2019

    DataHaven was born of the idea that public data should be easily accessed and widely available. The Community Foundation was there at the start with seed funding to launch the organization. Twenty-five years later, more than 100 public and private organizations across Connecticut use DataHaven's research in key areas such as health, education, civic engagement and economic opportunity to improve programs and change lives for the better.… Read More

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