Population Health Science in the United States: Trends, Evidence, and Effective Policy – A Symposium
On October 3, 2018, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement and the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) held a half-day joint symposium Population Health Science in the United States: Trends, Evidence, and Effective Policy. The symposium
- Identified key trends and patterns in U.S. population health and provocative challenges to our current thinking, including socio-economic and racial/ethnic disparities.
- 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.
- 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.