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The HCRL addresses public health disparities via the "Long Tail"

Dr. Kreuter named Brown School associate dean for public health.
Read the article in the Washington University Record here.



The HCRL shows how health communication science can help the ACA succeed

Health communication research can help extend the reach of the Affordable Care Act and encourage insurance enrollment by low-income and uninsured populations, according to an article from the HCRL in The Milbank Quarterly.

Drawing on 17 years of original studies with more than 30,000 participants, HCRL findings offer several strategies to help the public understand and use the ACA. 

To read more and see all 12 recommendations, click here.


HCRL alumni remember

Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., MPH
(HCRL 2001-03)
Currently: Associate Director, University of Kansas Work Group for Community Health and Development; Assistant Research Professor. “My experience at the HCRL ignited a deep interest in research … I felt better prepared to pursue a career in research because of this exposure and familiarity with how to align measures and methods." 
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