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Baker Bulletin Fall 2017

Baker Bulletin ~ Fall 2017

October 23, 2017

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Dr. Bob Franks

President's Blog ~ October 2017

October 20, 2017

As we celebrate our Centennial Year, we look back on the history of Judge Baker Children’s Center. Established in 1917, the Center was developed to address the social and mental health needs of the children of greater Boston as a legacy to the work of Judge Harvey H. Baker who was the first juvenile court judge in Massachusetts. Judge Baker saw children in his court who were labeled as “delinquent”, but he saw them differently. Through his court, he worked to try and get children the help and support they lacked. He believed these vulnerable youth needed intervention and support—not pu...
Christopher Bellonci, MD

Judge Baker Names Christopher Bellonci, M.D., as VP of Policy & Practice and Chief Medical Officer

October 11, 2017

BOSTON, MA (October 11, 2017) – Judge Baker Children’s Center (Judge Baker), a national leader in children’s mental health, today named Christopher Bellonci, M.D., formerly of Tufts Medical Center, to the newly created role of Vice President of Policy & Practice and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Bellonci will assume overall strategic and operational responsibility for clinical practice areas and policy activities. He will work closely with President and CEO, Dr. Robert P. Franks, to identify and develop new areas of work and external collaborations. His responsibilities will focus on: p...
Baker Bulletin Spring 2017

Baker Bulletin ~ Spring 2017

May 11, 2017

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Dr. Robert P Franks

President's Blog ~ May 2017

May 8, 2017

As we enjoy the warmer weather and spring sunshine, the cycles of the season also bring the end of the school year and anticipation of summer. The end of the school year can sometimes be a stressful time as children and adolescents try to finish end-of-year projects, study for final exams, and anticipate year-end report cards. Many children are also juggling sports and other recreational activities. Parents are busy trying to help their children through these challenging weeks and months while planning ahead for summer activities and childcare. It can be a chaotic and stressful time for famili...

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