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Faith-Based Initiatives in Health Policy

The Baylor ISR Program on Religion and Population Health (PRPH) has a significant interest in contributing to the national conversation on the role of faith and faith-based initiatives in healthcare and health policy. This is an important and timely issue at the present, as politicians and policymakers engage in debate over the future course of healthcare reform in the U.S. Several ISR faculty have played a role in faith-based research, policymaking, and programming at the highest level of the federal government. The Director of PRPH, Dr. Jeff Levin, is continuing to ensure that ISR is involved in helping to formulate a national agenda for the faith-based sector in public health policy. Currently underway are applied research and scholarly writing projects on leveraging faith-based resources for national and global health policy and ongoing plans for developing policy initiatives, legislation, academic conferences, and media events.

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Levin, Jeff. (2018). Healthcare Reform ≠ Public Health Reform: On Pathogens, Poverty, and Prevention. Global Advances in Health and Medicine 7: 1-5.icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff. (2017).  An Antipoverty Agenda for Public Health:  Background and Recommendations.  Public Health Reports 132:431-435.icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff.  (2016).  Partnerships Between the Faith-Based and Medical Sectors:  Implications for Preventive Medicine and Public Health.  Preventive Medicine Reports 4:344-350.icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff.  (2014).  Faith-Based Partnerships for Population Health:  Challenges, Initiatives, and Prospects.  Public Health Reports 129:127-131. icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff.  (2014).  Faith-Based Initiatives in Health Promotion:  History, Challenges, and Current Partnerships.  American Journal of Health Promotion 28:139-141. icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff.  (2013).  Engaging the Faith Community for Public Health Advocacy:  An Agenda for the Surgeon General.  Journal of Religion and Health 52:368-385. icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff.  (2012).  Jewish Ethical Themes That Should Inform the National Healthcare Discussion:  A Prolegomenon.  Journal of Religion and Health 51:589-600. icon_pdf
  • Levin, Jeff, and Jay F. Hein.  (2012).  A Faith-Based Prescription for the Surgeon General:  Challenges and Recommendations.  Journal of Religion and Health 51:57-71. icon_pdf