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Welcome to the AcademyHealth blog, together with our members, we promote interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives. Here we offer important perspectives from people passionate about expanding access to care, reducing costs and improving quality, as well as updates on AcademyHealth activities relevant to the community.

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Reproductive Justice and Community-Engaged Research in Understanding the Impacts of Dobbs

On March 6, reproductive health and justice experts shared their thoughts on the role of health services research in examining the wide-ranging impact of the Dobbs decision. These are Dr. Monica McLemore’s remarks on the importance of community-engaged approaches to conduct this research.
Posted Mar 18, 2024 By Monica McLemore, Ph.D., M.P.H, RN
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Reproductive Health and Health Services Research Partnerships Are Critical to Understand the Full Impact of the Dobbs Decision

HSR can play an important role in uncovering the impacts of the Dobbs decision on the health care system and health equity, and will be most effective in partnership with community voices and reproductive health researchers. A new brief shares an initial research agenda and an upcoming webinar provides an opportunity for further reflection and discussion.
Posted Mar 1, 2024 By Danielle DeCosta, M.P.H.