The June 2017 issue of the Milbank Quarterly includes op-ed assessments of the current political environment’s impact on the public’s health from world-renowned authorities on health policy and population health - including AcademyHealth members David Mechanic, director of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University, and last year's Annual Research Meeting Chair John McDonough, professor of public health practice in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Original investigations in this issue include AcademyHealth member Sarah Gollust and colleagues' work on consumers' perspectives on access to direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Additional studies include: 

  • “Timing and Characteristics of Cumulative Evidence Available on Novel Therapeutic Agents Receiving Food and Drug Administration Accelerated Approval” by Huseyin Naci, Olivier J. Wouters, Radhika Gupta, and John P.A. Ioannidis
  • “Risks for Mental Illness in Indigenous Australian Children: A Descriptive Study Demonstrating High Levels of Vulnerability” by Asterie Twizeyemariya, SophieGuy, Gareth Furber, and Leonie Segal
  • “Financing Long-Term Services and Supports: Ideas From Singapore” by Wan Chen Kang Graham and Marcel Bilger
  • “UNAIDS 90-90-90 Campaign to End the AIDS Epidemic in Historic Perspective” by Powel Kajanzian

Explore the full issue here