January 4, 2011
Knowledge Asset: An ongoing study examines the breadth of local public health decision-making authority and describes how local public health ordinances fill gaps in or supplement existing state and federal public health ordinances.
January 10, 2010
Under its Advancing Public Health Policy and Practice solicitation, RWJF funded 16 projects and the Center for Creative Leadership produced Knowledge Assets that synthesize the work and learnings from these projects.
September 1, 2010
The potential for population health reform could be enhanced by assessing whether we have made the cost of policies and resources already available.
November 24, 2010
Program Result Report
Researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing and the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing documented the scope, breadth and content of local public health ordinances and developed a blueprint for drawing up ordinances.
October 1, 2009
This study looked at how changes in law shape the public health system.
March 1, 2009
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is supporting research into how local authorities regulate public health issues. This article presents data related to municipal statutes themselves. Future research will address how local ordinances relate to state law.