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  • Medicaid Policy Lab

    The Medicaid Policy Lab evaluates the impact of policy changes and innovative care delivery models on health insurance coverage, access to care, quality of care, health outcomes, and equity of care in low-income, Medicaid-enrolled populations.

  • Impact of CMS Public Reports of Hospital Charge Data

    Since 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been publicizing charges for services provided in approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals. This research is exploring impacts of CMS public reports on the market for hospital inpatient services by examining shifts in charges and in hospital market shares over time.

  • Assessing Children’s Environmental Exposures (ACHIEVE)

    By collecting children’s baby teeth and information via questionnaire, the ACHIEVE study characterizes children’s exposure to environmental contaminants during the prenatal period and early childhood.

  • AMBIT: Alternative Models of ART Delivery—Optimizing the Benefits

    AMBIT is a 3.5-year research and evaluation project in sub-Saharan Africa supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The project includes data synthesis, data collection, data analysis, and modeling activities aimed at generating information for near- and long-term decision making and creating an approach and platform for ongoing evaluation.

  • EVIDENCE: Evaluations to Inform Decisions using Economics and Epidemiology

    EVIDENCE is a 5-year HIV/AIDS project funded by PEPFAR through USAID, which conducts health economics and epidemiology research in support of the goals of the South African National Strategic Plan for HIV, TB and STI’s 2017-2022 (NSP) and the PEPFAR Country Operational Plans 2018-2022. BU faculty and staff work closely with HE2RO on project evaluations, cost modeling, outcomes research, and financial management to improve guidelines, policies, programs, and resource allocation.

  • Optimization of the South African National Specimen Transport Network

    The South African National Health Laboratory (NHLS) is the largest diagnostic pathology service provider in South Africa and through a national network of laboratories, it is responsible for supporting the national and provincial health departments in the delivery of healthcare.

  • EQUIP: Analytics to Achieve Global HIV Targets

    EQUIP is a global cooperative agreement between USAID and a consortium of African organizations to provide support and technical assistance to USAID countries to foster achievement of 90-­90-90. BUSPH is a supporting partner in the EQUIP consortium, with a focus on economic evaluation and other data analysis.

Our Strategic Directions

Our Strategic Directions are interdisciplinary topics of critical importance to the public’s health and areas of strength and growth for Boston University School of Public Health. These Strategic Directions emerged from broad consultation both internal and external to the School. Our engagement with these research directions helps support a vision of the future that is unstinting in its emphasis on what matters most for health.

  • Cities and health
  • Climate, the planet, and health
  • Health inequities
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mental and behavioral health

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Recent Faculty Publications

  • Published On 1/1/2024From the Editors.The Journal of ambulatory care managementread at PubMed
  • Published On 1/1/2024The Need for Responsive Workforce Development During the Pandemic and Beyond: A Case Study of the Regional Public Health Training Centers.Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMPread at PubMed
  • Published On 12/1/2023A novel principal component based method for identifying differentially methylated regions in Illumina Infinium MethylationEPIC BeadChip data.Epigeneticsread at PubMed
  • Published On 12/1/2023Evaluation of a student clinical research education program in addiction medicine.Annals of medicineread at PubMed
  • Published On 12/1/2023Gaps in evidence on treatment of male osteoporosis: a Research Agenda.The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Maleread at PubMed
  • Published On 12/1/2023Trends among platelet function, arterial calcium, and vascular function measures.Plateletsread at PubMed
  • Published On 11/22/2023Proactively tailoring implementation: the case of shared decision-making for lung cancer screening across the VA New England Healthcare Network.BMC health services researchread at PubMed
  • Published On 11/21/2023National and State-Level Trends in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services at Federally Qualified Health Centers, 2012-2019.Journal of community healthread at PubMed
  • Published On 11/16/2023Circulating metabolites may illustrate relationship of alcohol consumption with cardiovascular disease.BMC medicineread at PubMed
  • Published On 11/12/2023Measuring restrictiveness of Medicare Advantage networks: A claims-based approach.Health services researchread at PubMed