Center for Health Policy, IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Center for Health Policy, IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

 

The Center for Health Policy (CHP) is the research hub of the department of Health Policy and Management. Our mission is to generate evidence that informs decision-making in Indiana and beyond. CHP Fellows and staff conduct rigorous research and evaluation on health system performance and health policy issues, with a specific focus on: population health and analytics; substance misuse and mental health services; and public health systems and services research.

Recent Submissions

  • Kooreman, Harold E.; Greene, Marion S. (The Center for Health Policy, 2017-06-01)
    The use of alcohol and drugs is a significant public health problem in the United States. Indiana, like many other states in the nation, is lacking in substance abuse treatment services and rural areas are particularly ...
  • Kooreman, Harold E. (The Center for Health Policy, 2017-07-01)
    Most peoples’ first exposure to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs typically occurs during adolescence, a time when the brain changes rather dramatically. The maturation process of the adolescent brain is reflected in a ...
  • Balio, Casey; Greene, Marion S. (The Center for Health Policy, 2017-04-01)
    Substance use is a significant public health problem in the United States. Excessive use of alcohol and drugs has been linked to increased morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular conditions; injuries and motor vehicle ...
  • Jacinto, Corey; Greene, Marion S. (The Center for Health Policy, 2018-04-01)
    The probability of whether an individual engages in substance use is associated with several risk and protective factors. Effective prevention requires understanding these factors. The social-ecological model considers the ...
  • Balio, Casey; Greene, Marion S. (The Center for Health Policy, 2018-03-01)
    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) encompass a wide variety of distressing events, including emotional, physical, or sexual abuse; witnessing maternal domestic violence; or living with a household member who has a substance ...
  • Omenka, Issac; Greene, Marion S. (The Center for Health Policy, 2017-08-01)
    Polypharmacy, i.e., the misuse of multiple prescription drugs or prescription medication with other substances, is highly problematic. Whether unintentional or deliberate, misuse of multiple drugs can lead to adverse effects ...
  • Kooreman, Harold (The Center for Health Policy, 2018-06-01)
    The misuse of prescription and illicit opioids remains at epidemic proportions, costing the United States billions of dollars annually. Overdose deaths in both the U.S. and Indiana have seen a dramatic increase over the ...
  • Hilts, Katy; Greene, Marion (The Center for Health Policy, 2018-06-15)
    Mental illness, substance misuse, and suicide are complex conditions with serious public health implications. Evidence suggests that these disorders often co-occur and share many of the same risk and protective factors. ...
  • Kooreman, Harold; Carnes, Neal; Wright, Eric R. (IU Richard M Fairbanks School of Public Health, 2014-06)
    The Center for Health Policy in collaboration with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and the State Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force’s Education Committee developed a web-based survey to gather information ...