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Integrated Community Health

MISSION

To achieve equity in health care access and outcomes for underserved population through community based collaborative programs.

GOALS

  1. To integrate health care in a low-income, high-risk population, through the combination of community-based health care  linked with community partnerships  addressing socioeconomic determinants of health (including housing, zoning and access to healthy / affordable food)
  2. To integrate principles of community engagement and participation in the overall health care system
  3. To conduct health services research from different perspectives such as  strengthening community action plans, cost effectiveness analysis, and mixed method evaluation focused on components of the expanded chronic care model (ECCM)
  4. To build public advocacy to address the impact of social determinants on health equity.

 

RESEARCH THEMES/ INTERESTS

The team brings together expertise to do research, evaluation, and outcomes measurement involving community partnerships and outreach, with a goal to collaborate to improve population health

 

TEAM MEMBERS

James Plumb, MD, MPH

Rickie Brawer, PhD

Lara Weinstein, MD, MPH

Ellen Plumb, MD

Abbie Santana, MSPH

CONTACT

James Plumb, MD, MPH            James.Plumb@jefferson.edu

LEARNING RESOURCES

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