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Who We are
UMass Medical School's Center for Health Policy and Research is dedicated to research, evaluation, and education initiatives that advance public health policy and outcomes worldwide.
Our approach informs all our work, including:
As part of a leading academic health sciences center, our high-quality, insightful research shapes public policy, from the bedside to the community.
Where We’ll be Next...
August 18-21 — Denver, CO
This conference brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related the Medicaid systems and initiatives.
We will be exhibiting at this event at Booth 65. We hope to see you there!
Projects and Publications
July 22, 2014
Behind Bars: The Compelling Case for Academic Health Centers Partnering With Correctional Facilities.
In this commentary, the authors discuss, based on their experiences, concerns related to academic health centers partnering with correctional facilities, how existing partnerships have overcome those concerns, and the benefits of such relationships to both academic health centers and correctional facilities.