To build the evidence for public health law and policy, and translate research findings into practical tools that policy-makers, public health practitioners, and leaders in other fields and venues can use to increase the support for and use of law to improve and protect health.
- $62,003.00 awarded to OMG Center for Collaborative Learning - Providing technical assistance for grantees in the Public Health Law Research/New Connections collaboration
- $48,312.00 awarded to University of Massachusetts Lowell - Creating a database of commitment laws for mental health patients to facilitate research into the treatment of serious psychiatric illnesses
- $147,780.00 awarded to University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health - Seeking best practices in regulating use of electronic devices while driving
- $449,994.00 awarded to Northwestern University - Determining whether mandatory public reporting reduces the rate of health-care-associated infections
- $137,793.00 awarded to Duke University School of Medicine - Assessing the impact of brief incarceration before jail diversion for people with serious mental illness