Integrated Community Health
To achieve equity in health care access and outcomes for underserved population through community based collaborative programs.
- 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)
- To integrate principles of community engagement and participation in the overall health care system
- 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)
- 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
Rickie Brawer, PhD
Lara Weinstein, MD, MPH
Ellen Plumb, MD
Abbie Santana, MSPH
James Plumb, MD, MPH James.Plumb@jefferson.edu
Re-Inventing Your Practice into a Patient-Centered Medical Home
Richard C. Wender, MD