The County Health Rankings include a measure of poverty because of poverty's impact on health. Want to learn more about poverty in the US? The connection between poverty and health? The connection between poverty and childhood development? Policies and programs that have been implemented throughout the US to reduce poverty?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should watch the recording of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Special Topics Webinar: The Link Between Childhood Poverty and Ill Health featuring Katherine Magnuson, PhD, Associate Director of Research and Training at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty.
Dr. Magnuson's current research focuses on better understanding the association between socioeconomic disadvantage and childhood development, as well as how to promote healthy development among disadvantaged children.