Meeting

Population Health Science in the United States: Trends, Evidence, and Effective Policy – A Symposium


When: October 3, 2018 (8:15 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Children and Families, Education, Public Health
Activity: Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

 

On October 3, 2018, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement and the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) will held a half-day joint symposium Population Health Science in the United States: Trends, Evidence, and Effective Policy. The symposium 

  1. Identified key trends and patterns in U.S. population health and provocative challenges to our current thinking, including socio-economic and racial/ethnic disparities.
  2. Explored how population health science can inform policy to improve outcomes and how policies can have unintended consequences if not grounded in research and evaluation.
  3. Showcased perspectives on how we build common ground for development and implementation of effective policy based on science.

The live stream is available for playback and a written proceedings will be prepared based on the symposium. 

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