This project will develop a framework for identifying factors that shape states’ choices among policy options across a number of public health policy issues, and understanding how these choices are related to population health.
This paper examines the scope of inquiry into the measurement and assessment of the state public health policy environment.
This project examines these legal challenges and their effects on the entry of generic drugs and access to medicines.
This project will examine the impact of New Jersey’s HIV disclosure laws on 500 HIV-positive and 250 “at risk” residents of New Jersey.
Measures include participants’ understanding of the law, perceived HIV related stigma, comfort with seropositive status disclosure, HIV testing and sexual behavior.
State and local governments make important decisions about how resources and services — including public health services — are provided to citizens. This study will examine how these decisions impact population health.
This project aims to study whether laws that target reducing emissions from local polluting activities have distinguishable health impacts: What federal, state, and local regulations can reduce or shift electricity demand in New York City away from peak hours; how will local New York City power plants respond to that changing demand; and will those plant-specific responses have any significant health impacts for local populations?
This project will assess how a new law in the state of Washington (Voter Initiative 1183, on 6/1/12) which abolishes state alcohol “control” is associated with changes in:
This study investigates how a Breastfeeding Mothers Bill of Rights and a law requiring public reporting of hospital-specific breastfeeding rates affect changes in hospital breastfeeding policies and maternity care practices in New York.