Building Research Collaboratiions with State Health Policymakers
June 24, 2012
Hilltop Interim Executive Director Michael A. Nolin, MA, was a panelist in a special session at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting on June 24, 2012, in Orlando, Florida. This special session, Building Research Collaborations with State Health Policymakers, used the states of California and Maryland as examples to address the benefits and challenges of state/university partnerships, as well as ways to structure them. Nolin discussed Hilltop’s nationally recognized eighteen-year partnership with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the catalyst for the development of the partnership, what it looks like today, its structure, and the benefits and challenges of such state/university partnerships.