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


Best Practices in Addressing Food and Nutrition Security with Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) Change Projects

September 30, 2022 | Report

For this report, Altarum partnered with the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services to explore how states are addressing food and nutrition security through collaborative strategies and engaging diverse stakeholders.

FFY 2022 Maine SNAP-Ed Social Norms Survey

September 01, 2022 | Report

This report was prepared by Altarum for Maine Department of Health and Human Services Office for Family Independence. It assesses a social norms marketing campaign in Maine Schools.

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.