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PIPPAH Collaborative Activities 

As part of the PIPPAH project, NIHCM Foundation participated in collaborative activities with the PIPPAH grantees and the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Creating Healthy Opportunities: Conversations with Adolescent Health Experts, 2010. 20 pp.
NIHCM Foundation, in collaboration with the Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent Health (PIPPAH) initiative, was pleased to release a series of print interviews featuring Shay Bilchik, JD, Georgetown University Public Policy Institute; Jane Brown, PhD, University of North Carolina; Angela Diaz, MD, MPH, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Abigail English, JD, Center for Adolescent Health & the Law; and Richard Kreipe, MD, Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong. The interviews were commissioned by the PIPPAH initiative of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and were conducted by Karen Brown, a public radio reporter and freelance journalist who specializes in health care.

Download the full series of interviews or individual interviews here.

Creating Healthy Opportunities: Conversation with Adolescent Health Experts

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Abigail English, JD

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Angela Diaz, MD, MPH

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Jane Brown, PhD

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Richard Kreipe, MD

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Shay Bilchik, JD


A series of podcast clips of the interviews with these adolescent health experts is now available on NCSL's website.

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PIPPAH Grantees

Please visit the links of our PIPPAH partner organizations for more information on their activities under PIPPAH.

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Bar Association

American College of Preventive Medicine

CityMatCH, Board of Regents, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Healthy Teen Network

National Association of County and City Health Officials

National Conference of State Legislatures

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