Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities
Improving the health and well-being of children and adolescents where they live, learn, work and play is a critical part of our mission at Lurie Children’s. For decades, our experts have partnered closely with community-based organizations and leaders, linking clinical work with grassroots expertise to develop evidence-based initiatives that help communities thrive. Supported by philanthropy, the Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities is the hub for all Lurie Children’s community-focused initiatives.
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