Kealoha Fox outlines a 10-year effort that resulted in billions of dollars of government investment in programs that connect cultural values to social determinants of health in Hawai‘i. Dr. Fox presented this work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Sharing Knowledge conference, organized in partnership with AcademyHealth.
Originally designed as an interactive policy walk, this Snapshot of Innovation outlines an initiative where health policy has had a role in positively impacting racial justice and health equity for Native Hawaiians.
During this webinar, participants explored how the current pandemic and ongoing racial injustice contributes to housing inequity.
A new report, supported by Well Being Trust and produced by AcademyHealth and ACT for Health, identifies expert recommendations to improve teen mental health.
Five new studies, awarded under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Understanding and Supporting Anchor Businesses to Build a Culture of Health program, supported by AcademyHealth, are examining the ways that for-profit businesses advance health and well-being in their communities.
Recent Analysis of National Library of Medicine Database Reveals Overlooked Aspects of Diabetes Care, Including Disparities in Diabetes Management
Gavin Arneson, nursing student and winner of the National Library of Medicine’s HSRProj Research Competition for Students, and his mentor Maya Clark-Cutaia, reflect on the past, present and future of diabetes care and how national trends have touched both their lives.
AcademyHealth, in partnership with ACT for Health and with support from Well Being Trust, developed this report outlining prioritized policy recommendations from experts in the field for enhancing the psychological, social, and emotional wellbeing of America’s teens.
A member of AcademyHealth’s partner the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, brought together experts to establish best practices to keep pregnant individuals and their health care providers safe during COVID-19.
Leaders of the AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Interest Group highlight opportunities for PHSR to respond to COVID-19 in the following areas: public health workforce, health equity, financing, structure, and informatics.
Two massive global public health problems exist simultaneously, Alzheimer’s disease and COVID-19, both with no effective medical treatments. AcademyHealth members Jill Harrison and Rosa Baier reflect on the urgent need to generate high-quality evidence about non-drug interventions to inform clinical and policy decision making about dementia care that works in this new context.