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Paula Lantz

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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy
Email:
plantz@umich.edu


Biography

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Paula Lantz, a social demographer, studies the role of public health in health care reform, clinical preventive services (such as cancer screening and prenatal care), and social inequalities in health. She is particularly interested in the role of health care versus broad social policy aimed at social determinants of health in reducing social disparities in health status and is currently doing research regarding the potential of social impact bonds to reduce Medicaid expenditures.

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