National Academy of Medicine

Inaugural DC Regional Public Health Case Challenge: A Summary

In 2013, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in collaboration with faculty and students from Georgetown University (GU), laun
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Closing the Loop: Why We Need to Invest—and Reinvest—in Prevention

In their discussion paper, Cohen and Iton propose a sustainable model for funding prevention strategies. The authors
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Pervasive Bias: An Obstacle to Obesity Solutions

In the ongoing work on critical issues in obesity, the neglected problem of societal bias, stigma, and discrimination toward individual
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Essential Stewardship Priorities for Academic Health Systems

In “Essential Stewardship Priorities for Academic Health Systems,” the CEOs of five leading academic centers &
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Climate Change Poses Serious Risks to U.S. Health Care System

During July 1995, Chicago was gripped by a heat wave that still ranks as one of the deadliest in U.S. history. Estimates v
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Understanding the Relationship Between Education and Health

In their discussion paper, Zimmerman and Woolf provide an overview of the large body of evidence that links education and h
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Engaging the Public Through Communities of Solution and Collaborative Empowerment

In her discussion paper, Etz reminds readers that the health field’s attention to the role and potent
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Safe Summer Parks Programs Reduce Violence and Improve Health in Los Angeles County

In their discussion paper, Fischer and Teutsch offer a vivid example of a multi-sector, innovative
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Five Lessons from the Super Bowl for Improving Population Health

In this discussion paper, Judy Monroe finds parallels between what it takes to win at football and to improve health i
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