Our research is used by government agencies, foundations, and others to advance better health policies and programs.


Family Planning Confidential: A Qualitative Research Study on the Implications of the Affordable Care Act

December 17, 2018 | Online Article

Collateral Damage of the Opioid Crisis

December 12, 2018 | Research Brief

This survey reveals the needs of grandparents raising grandchildren displaced by the opioid crisis, and offers recommendations for supporting them.

The Economic Benefits of Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure

August 30, 2017 | Report

10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure, a report by the Health Impact Project, examines the issue and calls for more institutional action.

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing a Community Health Worker Strategy to Reduce Infant Mortality

October 01, 2016 | Research Brief

This research brief examines the development and implementation of WIN Network as an initiative designed to support individuals and create both neighborhood and systems change.

Transition to EBT in WIC: Review of Impact and Examination of Participant Redemption Patterns

September 08, 2014 | Report

This report examines the implementation of Electronic Benefits Transfer at several WIC state agencies.

The MCH Training Program: Developing MCH leaders that are equipped for the changing health care landscape

August 06, 2014 | Online Article

This article examines the success of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Bureau’s MCH Training Program in producing the next generation of MCH leaders, equipped with interdisciplinary, leadership skills necessary for the changing health care landscape.

Examining WIC Utilization in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior’s 2014 WIC Supplement

May 15, 2014 | Online Article

Altarum contributed two articles to the WIC Supplement of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior that examine how technology affects participant use of benefits.

Accessibility and Preferred Use of Online Web Applications Among WIC Participants With Internet Access

April 24, 2014 | Online Article

This study examines technology use of clients in the western WIC region and the preferences of these clients for using new technologies to interact with WIC.