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2017 Annual Report


Read the CelebrateOne 2017 Annual Report

The Crisis in Our Community Babies-mortality-graphic

Every baby deserves to celebrate his or her first birthday.


The greatest gift our community can give each baby is a healthy and safe first year of life that sets him or her on a path to thrive each year beyond that. To do so, CelebrateOne and its partners will take on the most significant factors that contribute to Columbus’ high infant mortality rate:
* Reducing premature births
* Eliminating sleep-related deaths
* Connecting the disconnected

About CelebrateOne In June 2014, the Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force ended its 6-month process with the release of its final report to the residents of Franklin County. In it were eight recommendations to reduce the community’s alarming infant mortality rate by 40 percent and cut the racial health disparity gap in half by 2020. 
CelebrateOne was created in November 2014 to carry out the Task Force’s recommendations and ensure Franklin County meets its ambitious goal.
Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force: Final Report


CelebrateOne Governing Board Cathy Lyttle, Chair
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Worthington Industries
Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Vice-Chair

Health Commissioner, Columbus Public Health
Michael Fiorile, Immediate Past Chair
Chairman and CEO, The Dispatch Printing Company
Steve Schoeny, Treasurer
Director, Columbus Department of Development
Tracy Davidson
Chief Executive Officer, UnitedHealthcare
Honorable Andrew J. Ginther
Mayor, City of Columbus
Stephanie Hightower
President and CEO, Columbus Urban League
Rebecca Howard
Parent
Erik Janas
Deputy County Administrator, Franklin County Board of Commissioners
Patricia McClimon
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Facilities, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, ex-officio and non-voting
Karen Morrison

President, OhioHealth Foundation and Senior Vice President, OhioHealth
Erika Clark Jones
Executive Director, CelebrateOne, ex-officio and non-voting

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