Supporting Groundbreaking Research to Address our Most Critical Public Health Challenges

Initiative Impact

A critical component of the Initiative's work is supporting high-impact research and practice activities. This work advances knowledge in the Initiative's five focus areas, and integrates the cross-cutting public health themes of equity, evidence, and policy.

Supporting Research and Projects with Impact

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megan-latshaw
Projects supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Climate Change & Health: Assessing State Preparedness

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and Trust for America’s Health examine how prepared states are to protect residents from the health impacts of climate change.

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Stephanie C. Hicks, PhD
Projects supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Open Case Studies

The Open Case Studies project showcases the possibilities of what can be achieved when working with real-world data. These case studies will empower current and future data scientists to leverage real-world data to solve leading public health challenges.

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elizabeth-letourneau
Projects supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Youth Serving Organizations

A framework of best practices that youth serving organizations can adopt in their local settings to protect the children and teens in their care.

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Shannon Frattaroli, PhD
Projects supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Extreme Risk Protection Orders: A Tool to Save Lives

ERPO laws help prevent gun deaths and protect communities. Their implementation is part of a national effort to reduce the daily loss of life due to firearm violence, including gun suicide.

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