To ensure the healthy development and success of children in Tennessee through cross-sector collaboration, relevant research questions, and rapid dissemination of findings to create pragmatic products and policies.
The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Peabody College are partnering with the Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Department of Education, Tennessee Department of Finance (TennCare), NashvilleHealth, and Tennessee SCORE to achieve the aims of this project.
The research team is investigating long-term health and education outcomes of three prioritized populations in Tennessee: children exposed to opioids, children with adverse childhood experiences, and children of immigrant parents.
The Policies for Action Research Hub at Vanderbilt is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and will receive funding from November 1, 2018 until April 30, 2021.
Support for this project was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action Program. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.