Adjunct Professor Gary Schwitzer co-authored a JAMA editorial offering insights into the origins of the mistrust — and steps for improving the accuracy and quality — of health journalism.
The PH WINS survey co-developed by researcher JP Leider showed more than 40 percent of governmental public health workers are planning on retiring by 2023 or considering leaving their positions within the next year.
The results of a study led by PhD student Xuanzi Qin suggest the potential benefits of screening may be more readily understood and appreciated by women.
A report authored by SHADAC researcher Elizabeth Lukanen shows the number of uninsured children in the U.S. increased by nearly 270,000 between 2016 and 2017.
A commentary written by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil and Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith points out that one-in-five rural residents is a person of color or Indigenous person, and the communities where they reside often face the greatest health risks.
Research from Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found insurance coverage increased significantly — by 17.5 percent — for individuals with probation following implementation of the ACA’s key provisions in 2014.
The findings from a new study by Professor Jean Abraham include discovering that market competition from a larger number of insurers operating in a state is associated with greater plan type diversity and platinum plan availability.
Research from Professor Lynn Blewett found the cost of a national reinsurance program can range from $5.3 billion to $15.7 billion per year based on varying coverage limits and payment rates.
Research from recent doctoral graduate Xarviera Appling (PhD ’18) studied the effect of food safety management practices on inspection risk factor violations in 546 routine restaurant inspections.
The study, co-authored by Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein and led by SPH graduate and University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor Coleman Drake (PhD ’18), evaluated the influence of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 on the use of outpatient and clinic-based mental health services and spending.
A commentary by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil says addressing the well-being of infants with opioid-affected births requires renewed efforts to prevent, detect, and treat opioid use disorders among mothers.
Professor Jon Christianson co-authored a commentary describing a range of proposals by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to address rapidly increasing pharmaceutical expenditures.