Richmond Confidential: Richmond tests public health innovation in health care desert


December 20, 2017

Joe Griffin, a PhD student in the School of Public Health, is head of research for Richmond’s nonprofit Pogo Park is working to help solve one of Richmond’s toughest challenges—addressing public health problems without a dedicated public health department.

Griffin and colleagues, including professor Jason Corburn, have instituted a plan known as Health in All Policies, which looks at each municipal department and policy through the lens of health.

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