Publication Details How Medical-Legal Partnerships Can Promote Public Health and Health Justice

Medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) are a powerful tool for promoting public health and health justice that can both improve low-income families’ health and effect policy change at the institutional and community levels, according to an article published in Public Health Reports.

Noted Public Health Researchers File Brief in Support of Kentucky Medicaid Work Challenge

Available on this website, the brief explains why 48 public health scholars are supporting a lawsuit challenging the Kentucky HEALTH work demonstration project.

Study Illuminates How Equity-Oriented Primary Health Care May Affect Health

A new study published in The Milbank Quarterly is noteworthy for identifying approaches to reduce health inequities through clinical care, particularly in a primary health care context. It is among the first to demonstrate empirically that providing more equity-oriented health care (EOHC) predicts better patient health outcomes over time.

Milken Institute School of Public Health Researchers Urge Withdrawal of Public Charge Rule

The 26 public health, medicine, nursing and public policy scholars and practitioners from the George Washington University submitted an official comment to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen. “It is contrary to our sense of justice and civil rights that the proposed regulation would sanction lawfully admitted immigrants for lawfully using public benefits,” the GW scholars say.

Noted Public Health Researchers File Brief in Support of Arkansas Medicaid Work Challenge

Forty public health scholars recently filed a public health “friend of the court” amicus brief in support of three Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries who are challenging the state’s Medicaid work requirements. The group included six Deans and Associate Deans at schools of public health, public policy and public administration.