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Letter Supporting CDC Public Health Data Modernization Initiative

As we continue to respond to COVID-19 and prepare to address the next emerging public health threat, the undersigned organizations representing patients, public health professionals, health information technology developers, health care providers, researchers, and scientists urge you to...

Data Modernization FY22 Sign On_FINAL.pdf

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Congressional Briefing: Demographic Insights into COVID-19

On April 23, the Population Association of America (PAA) sponsored its first (virtual) congressional briefing of 2021. The briefing, “Living, Working, Dying: Demographic Insights into COVID-19,” featured the work of four population scientists : Dr. Noreen Goldman, Princeton University; Dr....

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Sign AHRQ FY22 Appropriations Letter

The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly revealed that the US healthcare system is at a breaking point, and our nation’s goals of a system that ensures access to high quality healthcare for all is falling far short of its potential. We have seen the deep racial and ethnic inequities both within and...

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Coalition for National Science Funding Urges Biden Transition to Prioritize NSF

The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF), representing more than 130 scientific societies, universities and independent research entities, recently shared its priorities with the incoming Biden/Harris transition team. The blueprint highlighted the need for more robust funding at NSF and...

CNSF Transition Recommendations (2020) 12.1 final.pdf

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PAA Comments on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID Research

December 7, 2020 -- PAA and APC are pleased NIH has developed a strategic plan to help guide the significant resources that have been directed at the agency. Further, we are pleased that NIH is encouraging a broad spectrum of research beyond development of therapeutics and vaccines—as...

PAA APC comments on NIH COVID strategic plan 12-20 FINAL.pdf

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CDC Coalition Letter for FY 2021 Funding

As you work to finalize the FY 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, the undersigned members of the CDC Coalition and other supporting organizations urge you to support at least the House level of $7.926 billion for the Centers for Disease...

201124_FY2021_CDCCoaltion.pdf

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The Mortality Impact of COVID-19

View recording . Presentations include: Reductions in 2020 US life expectancy due to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact on the Black and Latino populations? Theresa Andrasfay and Noreen Goldman Assessing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on US Mortality: A County-Level...

 11-19-2020 | 14:00 - 15:30 ET


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Population Scientists’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated how a pandemic can quickly evolve from a medical and infectious disease emergency to a broad-scale economic and public health disaster. Population scientists (including demographers, economists, sociologists and statisticians) bring scientific rigor to the...

Population Science and COVID-19 Update October 2020 FINAL.pdf

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Letter in Support of COVID related research funding at the AHRQ

PAA and APC signed this letter endorsing a bill introduced by Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) in support of COVID related research funding at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). #GPAC2020 #COVID-19 #Health #LettersandComments

Friends of AHRQ Endorsement for H.R. 8067.pdf

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Statement on Preserving Integrity of COVID-19 Data at CDC

July 17, 2020 — As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we are alarmed by recent guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that removes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from the hospital...

PAA APC statement on CDC hospital data 7-20.pdf

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