Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits


This research project is aimed to assess the effectiveness and impact of a pediatric-based intervention aimed at reducing low-income families' unmet material needs (food, housing, employment, childcare, household heat, education and learning the English language ) on child health.

Study Start Date

September 2015

Estimated Completion Date

March 2019


  • Behavioral: WE CARE survey
  • Behavioral: Patient Navigator
  • Behavioral: WE CARE Community Resource Handout


  • Pediatrics: Preventive/Nutrition
  • Family Medicine: Peds Family Medicine
  • Physician Assistant: Pediatrics

MeSH Terms

  • Pediatric
  • community resource
  • low-income
  • well-child care visit

Study ID

Boston Medical Center -- 1R01MD007793-01A1



Trial ID


Study Type


Trial Phase


Enrollment Quota



Boston Medical Center

Inclusion Criteria

  • Child is on Medicaid insurance
  • Is attending routine newborn visit

Exclusion Criteria

  • Premature (less than or equal to 32 weeks GA)
  • Has a chronic disease
  • Has Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Has a foster parent




1 Month and younger

Accepts Healthy Volunteers


Study Locations and Contact Information (6)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
South End Community Health Center - Boston, Massachusetts 3.5 miles Robyn Riseberg MD 617-425-2000
Uphams Corner Health Center - Dorchester, Massachusetts 4.5 miles Edward Levy MD 617-287-8000
Dorchester House MultiService Center - Boston, Massachusetts 5.7 miles Holly Goodale MD 617-288-3230
Codman Square Health Center - Boston, Massachusetts 6.0 miles Stephen Tringale MD 617-825-9660
Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center - Roslindale, Massachusetts 6.0 miles Jennifer Lo MD 617-323-4440
Mattapan Community Health Center - Mattapan, Massachusetts 6.8 miles Ramon Cancino MD 617-296-0061 provides clinical trial listings in an easy to view format. All clinical trial information is pulled directly from This website does not guarantee acceptance into any clinical trial, and is not responsible for adverse events that may be incurred from a clinical trial.