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Healthy UNH is a campus-wide initiative that encourages faculty, staff, and students to improve their health while simultaneously decreasing health care costs. Its goal is to make UNH the healthiest campus community in the country by 2020.
Check out information on programs, courses, faculty research interests, outreach efforts, and career possibilities.
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice
Located within the College of Health and Human Services, the NHIHPP conducts applied health policy and research projects within the following four focus areas: delivery system and payment reform, public health and health promotion, health analytics and informatics, and long term care and aging.
The Institute has created a multitude of different types of health information resources, which include
NH Health Data Inventory
Provides useful information about health data source/reports and links to organizations that manage the data
Provides information on the (a) price of medical care in NH by insurance plan and by procedure and (b) estimated price of medical care for the uninsured
NH HealthWRQS (Health Web Reporting and Query System)
Query data and view reports instantly about the health of New Hampshire communities based on common community health indicators
NH Hospital Scorecard
For information about the cost and quality of hospital care in NH
Other Health Research Institutes
Institute on Disability
Works for the "improvement of knowledge, policies, and practices related to the lives of persons with disabilities and their families."
A priority area for IOD is Health & genetics
. The Health Disparities Project
is focused on how health disparities differ among different disability groups and developing recommendations
Carsey School of Public Policy
"conducts policy research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development."
Other UNH Resources
Extensive book and journal resources are available to the UNH community and to Library visitors. Health & medical information is primarily located in Dimond Library, where research assistance
is available at the Research Center desk.
UNH Cooperative Extension
Its work "ensures all people have local access to their state university and the knowledge and resources available to address needs and problems." SIte offers information on food, nutrition, and food safety, among other topics.