Public health programs and policies should be organized, financed, and delivered in ways that maximize population health impact, cost-effectiveness, and health equity. Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR) identifies the implementation strategies that work, building evidence to support decision-making across the public health sphere. Effective, efficient, and equitable public health services and systems build a healthier nation.

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Four early-career investigators in the field of public health services and systems research (PHSSR) have received funding to identify and examine innovative approaches for bridging the public health and healthcare systems to improve population health.

Glen Mays, University of Kentucky College of Public Health professor and director of the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services & Systems Research (PSHSSR), recently traveled to Canada to speak about the impact of PHSSR on practice.

With $1.4 million of new research funding, Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs) in 11 U.S. states will investigate strategies to more effectively and efficiently deliver services that protect the public against an array of preventable diseases and health risks.