skip to content


Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

In Need of Correction: The Prison Cycle of Health Care (Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved)

  • Organization: Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Thursday, December 22, 2005
  • Submitted: Thursday, December 22, 2005
  • Attachment(s): PDF
Report on the Forum held on September 28, 2005 to highlighte research from the October 2005 American Journal of Public Health, sponsored by the American Public Health Association in collaboration with the Community Voices Initiative of the National Center for Primary Care at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Together the speakers trained the spotlight on the growing body of evidence about the health of peoplein prisons, the relationship between our nation's health care system and the prison population, and the implications and opportunities for community health. In their remarks and exchange, participants offered data experience, and models for public health, corrections, communities, and the judiciary to begin to redirect and reorient society's resources to improve health.

Reentry NetPractice Areas

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net