New Roadmap for Research: A Step-by-Step Guide from AcademyHealth

June 07, 2024

To help researchers expand their approaches, Dr. Margo Edmunds from AcademyHealth introduces the “New Roadmap for Research: Navigating the Research Process with an Equity Lens.” This recently-released guide is organized into ten steps that span the research lifecycle—from forming your team and developing your ideas to disseminating findings and reflecting on lessons learned. Each step includes a contextual overview, team discussion questions, references, and resources for further study. The Roadmap is the result of a comprehensive review and synthesis of available evidence and discussions with key members of the health systems and policy research communities. One of the contributors to this Roadmap is Dr. Tara Fowler, Altarum’s Vice President for Population Health. With extensive experience in community health, applied research and analytics, and delivery systems transformation, Dr. Fowler leads teams in providing multifaceted technical assistance, facilitation, evaluation, and research. Her work delivers insights to leaders of federal and state government health agencies across maternal, child, and adolescent health, perinatal health, and behavioral health, with a focus on improving health equity. This roadmap is a resource is great tool for advancing health equity through health services and public health research and features an extensive glossary and supplemental resources.

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Tara Fowler
Vice President, Population Health