Access to Healthcare

Differences in access to health care can have far-reaching consequences. Those with limited or no access to basic health care may live shorter and more constrained lives. By the time they seek care, they require the most expensive care in an emergency room. Our faculty's research on access to health care includes the health care of Latino workers and the Ohio Family Health Survey.

Our Work in the News

November 13, 2019

Malawi study highlights opportunities to optimize use of PrEP

Preventing HIV in sex workers is a powerful tool in lowering the worldwide burden of the disease, and a new study could help ensure that high-risk women take advantage of medical safeguards.

Researchers studying HIV in Malawi knew that the...

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November 6, 2019

Study details high out-of-pocket costs

Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental health services, according to new research....

NY Times article
October 16, 2019

Tasleem Padamsee's research featured in the | "Only 15% of (high-risk) black women in the study had met with a genetics, cancer or breast specialist." 70% of white women had.