Panel: Health Reform Meets State Politics
(The Impact of Politics on the Policy Process)

Saturday, November 9, 2013: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
3015 Madison (Washington Marriott)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Rich Rimkunas, Congressional Research Service
Discussants:  Craig Volden, University of Virginia
You Can't Make Me Do It, But I Can Be Persuaded: Implementation of Health Reforms By the States
Simon Haeder and David Weimer, University of Wisconsin, Madison

State Health Policy Adoption and Diffusion Among US States, 1980-2010
James Macinko, Diana Silver, Jin Yung Bae and Geronimo Jimenez, New York University

Examining the Barriers to Use of Research Evidence in State Policymaking for Childhood Obesity Prevention in Minnesota
Sarah Gollust1, Elizabeth Walker1, Hanna Kite1, Susan Weisman2, Rachel Callanan3 and Marilyn S. Nanney1, (1)University of Minnesota, (2)Public Health Law Center, (3)American Heart Association