Justice involvement has a profound link to social determinants of health
AuthorsFerguson, Warren J.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Family Medicine and Community Health
Massachusetts Area Health Education Center (MassAHEC) Network
Commonwealth Medicine, Health and Criminal Justice Program
Document TypeBlog Post
Keywordssocial determinants of health
criminal justice involvement
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Health Law and Policy
Health Services Administration
Health Services Research
Medicine and Health
Mental and Social Health
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AbstractSocial determinants are strong predictors of a person’s health, those being employment, income, housing, food security and social inclusion. What are the outcomes, then, when one characteristic has downstream impact on all the determinants? I learned the answer at the 11th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health in Houston on March 22, when leaders from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health(ACCJH) and JustLeadershipUSA discussed the impact of criminal justice involvement on the health of individuals and their families.
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