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

333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

T: 508-793-1214