Policy Briefs

Decision-makers in the Commonwealth of Virginia need access to reliable evidence on health policy issues that is tailored for them. The Department of Health Behavior and Policy's Policy Briefs series, written by the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University and edited by Andrew J Barnes, Ph.D., provides this information. New briefs are released quarterly, current and past briefs are available here for download.

If you would like to see a specific issue addressed in an upcoming brief or have comments, contact Dr. Andrew J. Barnes.

Policy Definition

February 2014

Too Sick To Quit

December 2013

Virginia's Uninsured