Mar 1, 2010
AcademyHealth, the preeminent professional society for health services researchers and health policy analysts, is pleased to announce a new scholarship program specifically targeted to minority scholars underrepresented in HSR to explore opportunities in the field. Supported by the Aetna Foundation, the Minority Scholars Program will provide the opportunity for 15 student scholars and fellows to attend the AcademyHealth 2010 Annual Research Meeting (ARM). More details about the program are highlighted.
Application Deadline: APRIL 1, 2010.
Feb 11, 2010
The RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico has announced the lineup for the Spring 2010 Lecture Series, “Plural Perspectives on Health and Health Policy.”
Apr 10, 2009
Latinos tend to have significantly lower levels of access to general and topquality medical care than do non-Latino whites, and although disparities in access to health care have diminished for all other minority groups over time, they have widened for Latinos. Given these trends the current attempts to provide universal health care at both the national and state levels across the United States have large implications to the health status of Latinos. The objective of this analysis is to determine whether Latinos have different attitudes regarding health reform than non-Latino whites.
Apr 10, 2009Health Care Policy Preferences and New Mexicans' Valuations of a Public Good: Survey Research as a Tool for the Public Good
Health care reform is a salient policy issue nationally and at the state level and in New Mexico this is no exception. At issue is how to increase coverage and access to healthcare to promote overall health and wellbeing. Universal coverage plans have received particular attention as a means to achieve this goal, although with mixed results due to lack of funding and resistance from various stakeholders.