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

November 25, 2020

Do you want to work with justice-involved populations? Are you interested in the criminal justice/public health intersect? Maybe you’re an early-career or established researcher that's been looking for an opportunity to work in the criminal justice space?

November 25, 2020

The SEICHE Center is hosting a webinar on December 2, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on COVID-19 inside prisons and jails, focused on the ethical and logistical complexities of distributing COVID-19 vaccines inside correctional facilities.

October 14, 2020
Join a virtual discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on incarcerated populations on October 15th.
June 25, 2020
Dear ACCJH members, The ACCJH mission is to advance the science and practice of health care for individuals and populations within the criminal justice system...
March 27, 2020

Refoundry participants, husband-and-wife Hector and Raven, faced significant barriers to financial stability, secure housing and access to quality health care when they joined our program.

July 05, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: 13th Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health to take place at Raleigh Crabtree Marriott, Raleigh, NC

February 05, 2019

Lawsuits across the country are seeking better but more expensive care for inmates with the infectious disease, who can spread it upon their release.

July 09, 2018

If you have type 1 diabetes and wind up behind bars, you’ll get the insulin injections needed to control your blood sugar.

June 12, 2018

Even after she got her first job in correctional medicine, Anne Spaulding, MD, never thought she’d spend her entire career in the field.

Jack Kearse/Emory University

January 24, 2018

In a corner of Jymie Jimerson’s house in the town of Sparta, in southwestern Missouri, she has set up a kind of shrine. It has Native American art representing her Cherokee heritage alongside Willie Nelson albums, books and photos in remembrance of her late husband.

October 27, 2017

UMass Medical School’s Warren J.

October 16, 2017
Now Accepting Scholarship Applications! 
 
The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health is grateful to have the opportunity to offer scholarships to the 11th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.
October 10, 2017

The 2018 Call for Abstracts for the 11th Academic Health & Policy Conference on Correctional Health has clsoed. Thank you for your submissions!

September 05, 2017

Call for papers for a special issue in the Journal of Urban Health
To be published in 2018.

Guest editors:

Josiah Rich

Jrich@lifespan.org

Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein

August 05, 2017

Getting methadone in jail gave a Connecticut heroin user a firmer foothold in recovery. But fewer than 1 percent of jails and prisons allow it. 

 

 

May 13, 2017

The secret to preventing youth violence isn't particularly elusive or mysterious.

Community and family engagement are the key, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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