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Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

Paula M. Lantz

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Associate Dean, Research and Policy Engagement, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Dr. Lantz, a social demographer, studies the role of public health in health care reform, clinical preventive services, and social inequalities in health. Her current research focuses on the potential of social impact bonds to reduce Medicaid expenditures.

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Labarthe, D., L. Goldstein, E. Antman, D. Arnett, G. Fonarow, M. Alberts, L. Hayman, A. Khera, J. Sallis, S. Daniels, R. Sacco, L. Ku, Paula M. Lantz, J. Robinson, M. Creager, L. Van Horn, P. Kris-Etherton, A. Bhatnagar, and L. Whitsel, et al. 2016. "Evidence-Based Policy Making: Assessment of the American Heart Association's Strategic Policy Portfolio." Circulation, 133(18): e615-e653. DOI. Abstract.

Lantz, Paula M., W. Evans, H. Mead, C. Alvarez, and L. Stewart. 2016. "Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Evidence-Based Guidelines for and Against Clinical Preventive Services: Results from a National Survey." The Milbank Quarterly, 94(1): 51-76. PMCID: PMC4941980. DOI. Abstract.

Alvarez, C., Paula M. Lantz, J. Sharac, and P. Shin. 2015. "Food insecurity, food assistance and health status in the US community health center population." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(1): 82-91. DOI. Abstract.

Li, Suhui, Brian K. Bruen, Paula M. Lantz, and David Mendez. 2015. "Impact of Health Insurance Expansions on Nonelderly Adults With Hypertension." Preventing Chronic Disease, 12: E105. PMCID: PMC4512839. DOI. Abstract.

Akinyemiju, Tomi F., Jasmine A. McDonald, and Paula M. Lantz. 2015. "Health care access dimensions and cervical cancer screening in South Africa: analysis of the world health survey." BMC Public Health, 15: 382. PMCID: PMC4404041. DOI. Abstract.

Lantz, Paula M., and Jewel Mullen. 2015. "The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: 25 Years of public health service to low-income women." Cancer Causes and Control, 26(5): 653-656. DOI. Abstract.

Lantz, Paula M., Nicole Rubin, and D. Richard Mauery. 2015. "Hospital leadership perspectives on the contributions of Ronald McDonald Houses: Results from an international survey." Journal of Health Organization and Management, 29(3): 381-392. DOI. Abstract.

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