Health Care Policy

Presentations: UPenn PRC Food/Obesity Symposium April 2017

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What Do Republican Doctors Think of New Health Care Legislation? PRC David Grande in Wash Post/The Monkey Cage

In a Washington Post The Monkey Cage analysis, PRC Core Lead David Grande, MD, MPA, and Craig Pollack, MD, MHS, examine survey responses of doctors to changes on pre-existing conditions in the House bill which repeals the Affordable Care Act.  “As physicians ourselves, we … Read more


PRC Researcher Daniel Polsky on the Economics of the Affordable Care Act

  PRC Researcher Daniel Polsky, PhD, MPP, and other Senior Fellows at the Leonard Davis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania weigh in on the economic and policy issues surrounding changes to the Affordable Care Act. In analyzing new legislation … Read more


Replacing the Affordable Care Act – a JAMA Viewpoint by PRC Director Kevin Volpp

In the April 3 issue of JAMA, UPenn PRC Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, and Jonathan S. Skinner, PhD, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discuss how research about behavioral economics in health care is useful when considering the challenges of replacing … Read more


Public Health Researchers – Meet CORIDOR, the CDC’s new online resource database

The CDC is pleased to announce the launch of CORIDOR,  the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (NCCDPHP) Collection of Online Resources & Inventory Database.  CORIDOR  is an organized and readily accessible source for public health practitioners to … Read more


Coming in April!!! PRC Symposium: Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention

              On Friday, April 28th, the University of Pennsylvania Prevention Research Center is hosting a symposium: “Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention.” This one-day interdisciplinary event highlights the most current research … Read more