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Upcoming Event       2024 Health Datapalooza

2024 Health Datapalooza

Data Innovation. Informed Policymaking. Healthy Communities.
Date & Time September 16-17, 2024 Location The Westin D.C. Downtown | Washington, D.C.
Upcoming Event       2024 Health Policy Orientation

2024 Health Policy Orientation

An intensive introduction to politics and policymaking to improve health.
Date & Time October 28-30, 2024 Location AcademyHealth Office | Washington D.C.
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Homelessness: Criminalization Will Affect Health Outcomes

The recent Supreme Court decision allowing governments to ban sleeping outside, even when other options are unavailable, will likely have serious health and social repercussions for unhoused populations. We explore the criminalization of homelessness and its implications from the perspective of a federally qualified health center.
Blog Post       Revitalizing the Oral Health Agenda: A Call for Integrated Health Policy and Practice

Revitalizing the Oral Health Agenda: A Call for Integrated Health Policy and Practice

Oral health is a critical component of overall health and well-being, yet significant disparities in access to dental care persist globally. This commentary reflects on the efforts to revitalize the Oral Health Interest Group (OHIG) at the 2024 AcademyHealth Annual Meeting.