The Role of US Mayors and Health Commissioners in Combating Health Disparities

“Health enables citizens to engage more fully as members of a polity. Enhancing our understanding of good governance—outside the confines of party identification—can provide insight into how city-level interventions aimed at addressing health disparities can also improve employment outcomes, housing access, neighborhood safety, and numerous other social outcomes.”

Read the full article, co-authored with Dr. Leana Wen, in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH).

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