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February 3, 2016
Altarum’s Center for Food and Nutrition assists administrators of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) with developing and implementing nutrition education programming to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices and pursue physically active lifestyles.
September 8, 2014
While 13 WIC State Agencies have implemented EBT, there have been no comprehensive assessments aimed at understanding the processes surrounding Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) transition and its impact on various stakeholders, including WIC State Agencies, WIC vendors, and WIC participants.
May 15, 2014
Altarum offers an extensive history of providing assessment, technical assistance, and evaluation services for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
May 15, 2014
A supplemental issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior was published in May 2014 focusing on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Comparison of WIC Benefit Redemptions in Michigan Indicates Higher Utilization Among Arab American Families
May 1, 2014
To assess Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) benefit use across Arab American, Hispanic, and non-Arab/non-Hispanic families participating in the Michigan WIC program using point-of-sale Electronic Benefits Transfer data.
Accessibility and Preferred Use of Online Web Applications Among WIC Participants With Internet Access
April 24, 2014
This study examined the current technology use of clients in the western Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) region and the preferences these current clients have for using new technologies to interact with WIC.
March 12, 2014
Altarum partnered with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) WIC program to conduct this community-based participatory study.
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.
October 23, 2012
Altarum has a long history of successfully supporting and spearheading a broad range of important public health initiatives.
January 15, 2012
This report provides an in-depth look at how states are incorporating obesity prevention into their Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRISs) for child care facilities.
January 12, 2012
Wisconsin participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) showed a generally positive response to the revised WIC food package, this study found.
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.
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.
February 25, 2011
These multimedia archives from the Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium include videos, presentation slides, and transcripts of the event.
August 13, 2010
This Altarum Policy Roundtable Report (in PDF) provides an in-depth summary of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."
Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware
May 24, 2010
This report contains the findings and recommendations offered following the conclusion of an Altarum focus group study with child care center directors, child care home providers, and parents of children in child care centers across the state of Delaware
April 15, 2010
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."
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.
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.
Health Sector Trend Reports
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.