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Center for Public Health

What We Do

The Center for Public Health develops research, programs, and initiatives designed to envision and activate sustainable solutions leading to better health for individuals and communities worldwide. To catalyze policy, system, and environmental change in public health and sustain impact, we approach our work in three interconnected focus areas: Prevention and Chronic Disease, Mental Health, and Health Equity.

Government and Policy Engagement

Milken Institute's Government and Policy Engagement work collaborates across all levels of government to advance finance and health policy priorities that address global challenges.

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How HealthTech Innovators Are Responding to the Opioid Crisis

We’ve partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse to highlight the small businesses creating innovative healthcare technology to help communities affected by the opioid crisis.

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Learning from COVID-19: Reimagining Public-Private Partnerships in Public Health

This report spotlights innovative partnerships that emerged in response to COVID-19 and offers recommendations to leverage them for the future benefit of public health.

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Previous Work

COVID-19 Food Response and Policy Inventory

The COVID-19 Food Response and Policy Inventory provides a consolidated view into how actors across the food system responded to the initial challenges to nourish communities while participating in new social distancing practices.

WIC Waiver Tracker

A consolidated source of COVID-19 program updates to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Sustainable Food Systems: Sourcing Nourishing Food for People and Planet

A sustainable food system delivers food security and nutrition for all in a way that ensures the economic, social, and environmental resources to feed future generations.

Obesity in the Workplace: What Employers Can Do Differently

This report consolidates the current knowledge on obesity in the workplace while setting the stage for comprehensive and achievable next steps for employers.

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