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The Promise and Challenge of Implementing A Community Health Worker Strategy To Reduce Infant Mortality

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October 1, 2016

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing A Community Health Worker Strategy To Reduce Infant Mortality

Integrating Women’s Health into Schools of Public Health Curricula

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October 17, 2014

Women, it is said, hold up half the sky. Healthy women hold up a healthy world: they nurture and improve their own health and well-being, and that of children, families, and communities.

Focus on the Future: Revisiting the Family Planning Research Agenda

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October 17, 2014

This report summarizes the results of a literature review of recent family planning service delivery research (2003-2011) and presents areas for further research recommended by leading experts in the field.

Maternal and Child Health Journal

Online Article


August 6, 2014

Jennifer Pooler and Sheryl Mathis are contributing authors on an article to be published in an upcoming issue of the Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Focus on the Future: Revisiting the Family Planning Research Agenda

Online Article


March 11, 2013

This report summarizes the results of a literature review of recent family planning service delivery research (2003-2011) and presents areas for further research recommended by leading experts in the field.

Disparities in Postpartum Depression Prevalence Affect Women Participating in WIC

Online Article


February 21, 2013

Postpartum depression is estimated to occur among 10–20% of new mothers and has long been known to differentially affect low-income women.

An Overview of Initiatives to Promote Health and Wellness

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October 23, 2012

Altarum has a long history of successfully supporting and spearheading a broad range of important public health initiatives.

The Role of Partnerships in Community Intervention Programs: New Insights from Case Studies

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June 30, 2011

Case studies were undertaken of coalitions, direct service providers, a national professional association, and national advocacy organizations to explore how partnerships were used to address complex health issues at local, regional, and national levels.

Impact of the Revised WIC Food Package on Small WIC Vendors: Insight From a Four-State Evaluation

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March 25, 2011

This report details the findings of an Altarum-led study to examine the impact of the changes to the WIC food package on small authorized WIC vendors in Colorado, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium Multimedia Files

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February 25, 2011

These multimedia archives from the Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium include videos, presentation slides, and transcripts of the event.

WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium Proceedings Report

PDF Publication, Podcast


February 25, 2011

The Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium, held on November 30, 2010 in Washington, D.C., was a conference to aid researchers, policymakers, and program administrators in understanding the impact of the new WIC food package on participants, communities, and nutrition policy.

Post-deployment Stressors Among the U.S. Active Duty Military Population: An Examination of Gender Differences

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June 22, 2010

Research has shown that deployment and exposure to combat result in increased risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression, substance abuse, functional impairment in social and employment settings, and the increased use of health care services.

Learning From State Surveillance Of Childhood Obesity

Online Article


March 2, 2010

This research, published in the March 2010 issue of Health Affairs (Health Affairs, 29, no. 3 (2010): 463-472) examines the lack of accurate data for measuring the childhood obesity epidemic in America and how state-level body mass index surveillance may be the best tool for gathering this information.

Altarum Research Report 2009

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December 1, 2009

Altarum has published its first annual Research Report, “Innovation, Health, and Equity – Taking a Systems Approach to Health and Economic Vitality,” with original research by Altarum’s three Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors.

Women's Health USA 2009

Online Article


October 1, 2009

Since 2002, Altarum has written and designed this annual databook on women's health in the United States for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

Three Key Attributes for Financially Sound and Effective Health Reform

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June 18, 2009

Altarum's Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors have released research addressing the three critical attributes Altarum believes must be addressed in health reform to achieve financial stability and better health outcomes for all Americans.

Women's Health USA 2008

Online Article


November 1, 2008

Since 2002, Altarum has written and designed this annual report on women's health in the Nation.

State-led Efforts in Obesity Prevention: How Do We Know What Works?

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March 13, 2008

This Policy Roundtable Report summarizes the March13, 2008, Altarum Policy Roundtable in which guest speaker Dr. Matt Longjohn shared his thoughts on future directions in childhood obesity surveillance.

The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs: Chartbook 2005-2006

Online Article


February 15, 2008

Children with special health care needs have higher than average access to health insurance and almost all have regular sources of health care when they are ill, a new survey from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) indicates.

Women’s Health USA 2007

PDF Publication


November 15, 2007

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau released Women's Health USA 2007 – an annual report on emerging issues and trends in women's health.

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Health Sector Trend Report, March 2018

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These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

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