Building a Sustainable Open Data Ecosystem for Public Health Services and Systems Research

Year: 2013
Funding: Mentored Researcher Development Award
Status: Completed

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This study examines the utility of making existing, publicly-available health data more accessible to state and local public health professionals for use in targeting and tailoring their programs and policies. Dr. Martin evaluates 200 federal, state, and local health datasets, interviews New York State (NYS) health department and other state agency staff, and completes a NYS pilot study using measures of child obesity and built environment from publicly-available datasets.




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Researcher: Erika Martin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Research Mentor: Guthrie Birkhead, M.D., M.P.H.