John Packham, PhD, is the Director of Health Policy Research at the Univeristy of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Dr. Packham's areas of expertise include health workforce planning, social determinants of health, health policy analysis, health services research, program evaluation, community health needs assessments, and health program administration. Dr. Packham currently serves on the board of directors for the Nevada Public Health Association and the Nevada Public Health Foundation, and is Nevadas Affiliate Representative to the American Public Health Associations Governing Council.

Public Health Funding in the Cross Hairs

Recent threats to the ACA and the Prevention Fund should give Nevada health leaders and policy makers considerable pause.