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Health Politics and Policy Section Award Recipients

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Len Robins Best Paper on Health Politics and Policy Award
Award for Outstanding Public Engagement in Health Policy


Len Robins Best Paper on Health Politics and Policy Award

The Len Robins Best Paper on Health Politics and Policy Award, which was approved at the Section’s business meeting during the 2011 APSA annual meeting in Seattle, honors the late Len Robins, who through his presence and gentle questioning at virtually every health politics panel graciously nurtured the scholarship of both junior and senior scholars.

2018 Isabel M. Perera, University of Pennsylvania
“Deinstitutionalization Revisited: The Role of Public Psychiatrists in France and The United States.”
2017 Holly Jarmin, University of Michigan
“Normalizing Tobacco? The Politics of Trade and Tobacco Control.”
2016  Lawrence R. Jacobs, University of Minnesota
"The Contingency of Policy Feedback Effects: How Policy Features Interact with Political Conditions and Motivations to Shape Public Opinion." 
2016  Suzanne Mettler, Cornell University
"The Contingency of Policy Feedback Effects: How Policy Features Interact with Political Conditions and Motivations to Shape Public Opinion." 
2014 Miriam Laugesen, Columbia University
"Policy Complexity and Professional Capture in Federal Rulemaking."

Award for Outstanding Public Engagement in Health Policy

The Award for Outstanding Public Engagement in Health Policy is awarded to an individual who has been working to improve health and the healthcare system by actively engaging in politics and policy making.

2018 John McDonough, Harvard University
2017 Drew Altman, Kaiser Family Foundation
2016  Bruce C. Vladeck, Nexera, Inc. 
2015  Amy Berman, John A. Hartford Foundation 
2015 Judy Heumann, United States Department of State
2014  Judith Feder, Georgetown University 
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