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Adam Kimball Richards Faculty Member

My research leverages training in internal medicine, epidemiology, tropical medicine and health services research to develop measurement tools and evidence-based interventions to improve health equity and human rights through clinical and population-based participatory research. For two decades I have partnered with community organizations in Myanmar to understand and address the double burden of infectious and chronic diseases among displaced, war-affected and post-conflict populations. Select areas of work Universal Health Care in post-conflict populations Human resources for health in fragile and conflict-affected states Epidemiology and control of malaria and artemisinin resistance Epidemiology and control of cardiovascular disease and stroke and their risk factors Inequities in cardiovascular risk factors and prediction tools to improve targeting of proven interventions among disadvantaged populations and people living with HIV/AIDS Community health worker (CHW) interventions Community-oriented primary care (COPC) Refugee and Asylum Health (United States) Homeless healthcare Select Methods Design and analysis of large cluster surveys Simulation/modeling to estimate the impact on cardiovascular risk of community-based multiple intervention trials to reduce CVD disparities Quantification of the health impacts of human rights violations Health equity metrics and their application in distributional (equity-weighted) cost-effectiveness analysis Mixed methods / formative research Measuring quality of health services Clinical epidemiology and clinical decision-making Community based participatory research (CBPR)

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