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A "Right for Every American:" Understanding the Concept of a "Human Right to Health" in the Context of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
This project examines the role that the concept of a “human right to health” played in the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). It analyzes this topic through the study of speeches made by ...
Garnering Support for the Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax through Strategic Messaging
This project aims to gain insight into public opinion regarding the Sugar Sweetened Beverage (SSB) tax, and how framing of the SSB tax can influence public opinion. This empirical evidence is valuable, as the U.S. is on ...
Ensuring Healthy Children: The Effect of Health Insurance on Primary Health Care for Children
Background Past studies have typically focused on the effect of health insurance on primary health care for children, but few have assessed the effect the type of health insurance coverage has on primary care. This research ...
Barriers to Health Engagement for Emerging Adults in Postsecondary Institutions of Durham, North Carolina
The goal of this research project was to identify trends of and barriers to health engagement for emerging adults in postsecondary institutions. The motivation for studying health engagement—which includes all actions taken ...