A commentary authored by AcademyHealth leadership in Health Services Research journal highlights AcademyHealth’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts and our approach for higher impact, more equitable health services research.
Following a joint convening with the American Public Health Association and key public health leaders, AcademyHealth outlines priority areas for public health services and systems research across the following domains: preparedness and resilience; structure; performance; workforce; data and technology; and financing and economics.
A new series of policy papers offers some of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the economic and social conditions that influence health, along with evidence-based policy opportunities to address them.
Previous evidence indicates that people exposed to police brutality are more likely to face mental health challenges like depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, that Black people and people of color are more likely to experience police brutality, and, that these same populations are more likely to have unmet needs for mental health care. This plain language summary highlights new research from Alang et al. that connects these themes and demonstrates for the first time that exposure to police brutality is itself associated with unmet mental health needs.
With the 2022 Call for Abstracts now open, watch the video reel highlighting key points from the 2021 Annual Research Meeting closing plenary in which experts discussed revamping the public health system by investing in data infrastructure, a diverse workforce, and research.