Projects and Collaborations
Public University Medicaid Partnerships is a joint endeavor of the Commonwealth Medicine division of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, housed at the Ohio State University Medical Center. Commonwealth Medicine is the public consulting and operations unit of the state’s only public medical school, while the Government Resource Center is a consortium of Ohio’s six public and one private medical school established to provide an array of program supports to the state’s health and human service agencies.
The first comprehensive textbook on correctional psychiatry will be released next month in an effort to improve the quality of care given to inmates with mental illnesses. Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, a co-editor of the textbook, sheds light on the need for mental health services in both correctional facilities and the community.