What is ACCJH?

The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH) is a member organization with a mission to advance the science and practice of health care for individuals and populations within the criminal justice system. As the academic home for its members, ACCJH advances health research, training and care for justice involved populations

ACCJH members benefit from the resources of an academic community that conducts breakthrough research in correctional health care, and develops and promotes a broader and more critical view of the relationships between community and inmate health care.

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Industry News

March 09, 2021

Dr. Jenness presented on the conditions in whichs trans women are living while incarcerated. The objectives are as follows:

1. Gain awareness of the unique "pains of imprisonment" for transgender women.

March 09, 2021

Decarceration Efforts in the face of Covid-19 will take place via Zoom on March 18th from 4:00 -5:15 p.m. ET. The panel consists of four amazing speakers;

David Fathi

February 03, 2021

In Massachusetts, Inmates Will Be Among First to Get Vaccines - The New York Times

Insight

November 23, 2020

USING ANIMATION TO CAPTURE THE HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCES OF PEOPLE IN PRISON -An Engagement Tool for Community Clinicians CHANTAL EDGE – SPECIALTY REGISTRAR IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND NIHR CLINICAL

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Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health
UMass Health and Criminal Justice Program

333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

T: 508-793-1214