Public Policy Development
Changing policies and practices at a school or preschool, in a local business or workplace, or in a neighborhood, state, and country can create palpable and lasting change. PHI produces forward-thinking research, develops proposals, initiates evaluations and builds buy-in in order to inform and shape some of the most complex policy challenges facing the nation today, including: agriculture and nutrition, marijuana, transportation planning, climate change, economic development, nutrition, healthy communities, health information technology, and alcohol, tobacco and substance use. PHI's approach is centered on the importance of evidence and data, boosting community power and voices, creation of political will, and crafting policies that yield just and equitable solutions.
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- 82 US cities & counties adopted limits on the number of cannabis dispensaries
- 37M people impacted by systems & policy changes stemming from CHLP participants' work
- 120 laws & policies passed or improved by Rise Up Leaders to improve gender equity around the world
PHI Experts Working in this Area:
Kevin Barnett, DrPH, MCP
Center to Advance Community Health & Equity (CACHE)
East Bay Health Workforce Partnership
California Health Workforce Alliance
Lynn Silver, MD, MPH, FAAP
Safely Opening Schools
Lynn Silver, Researcher
California Alliance for Prevention Funding
Gina Solomon, MD, MPH
Science for Toxic Exposure Prevention
Achieving Resilient Communities (ARC)
William Kerr, PhD
Scientific Director, Center Director,
Alcohol Research Group
National Alcohol Research Center
Bethany Young Holt, PhD, MPH
Executive Director, CAMI Health | Director, Initiative for IMPTs,
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