Christine Bachrach

About Christine Bachrach

Christine Bachrach is Executive Director of IAPHS and Research Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. She previously co-directed the National Program Office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health & Society Scholars program.
23 Mar, 2017

Implementing Evidence-Based Prevention by Communities to Promote Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health in Children: Proceedings of a Workshop

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Forum on Promoting Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health. Summarizes presentations and discussions from a workshop June 9-10, 2016 which examined the implementation of evidence- based prevention by communities. Participants examined questions related to scaling up, managing, and sustaining funding in communities. Released 3/23/17.

23 Mar, 2017

Aetna Foundation 2017 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program

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Inviting projects that address issues in the following domains: Built Environment, Community Safety, Environmental Exposures, Healthy Behaviors, and Social/Economic Factors. Will award up to $2 million in grants through this program. All applications must be received by April 14, 2017 at 3 PM ET.

23 Mar, 2017

Comments Requested on Standards for Race/Ethnicity Data

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The US Office of Management and Budget requests comments on proposals put forward by the Federal Interagency Working Group for Research on Race and Ethnicity for revisions to OMB's Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Comments are due in writing to OMB by April 29, 2017.

18 Mar, 2017

Big Data, Small Data, and the Implications for Human Subjects Research

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A Research Community Forum hosted by Hackensack University Medical Center, April 4-5, 2017 at the Hilton Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ. Staff of the Office of Human Research Protections will examine several important issues that arise from the use of big data. Register at:

15 Mar, 2017

Building the Science of Population Health: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program 2001–2016 and Beyond

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health & Society Scholars (HSS) program has just released a new report that summarizes how the program was carried out and highlights lessons learned based on 13 years of experience in producing interdisciplinary population health scientists.