Kenneth L. Appelbaum to be keynote speaker at conference in Australia
November 23, 2015
UMass Medical School correctional mental health expert to be keynote speaker at Australia, New Zealand psychiatry conference

Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, a UMass Medical School correctional mental health expert, will be a keynote speaker at the “Systems, Clients and Patients: Psychiatry, Psychology and Law” conference Nov. 25-28 at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra in Australia.

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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:

  • Researching and creating policy on public health services
  • Implementing and delivering those services
  • Supporting policy and program development for human service agencies and non-profits
  • Working with and for government health care agencies

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...

    National Association of Medicaid Directors Fall Conference

    November 2-4 — Arlington, VA

    This event draws Medicaid directors, their staff, and Medicaid experts from the public and private sectors to discuss policy and practice.

    We will be exhibiting at this event. Come visit us at booth 313.

    Projects and Publications

    October 01, 2015

    UMass Medical School researchers have created a framework to better examine the health of women with physical disabilities around the time of their pregnancy. That framework has been described in a paper published in the Disability and Health Journal.