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Molly Lipscomb

Batten professor Molly Lipscomb has a creative solution to a public sanitation crisisand a new vision for the center that’s helping to address it.

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According to new research from Batten’s Christopher J. Ruhm, the federal government’s opioid grant funding structure favors the least populous states, which are not always the states with greatest need. In an op-ed for The Hill, Ruhm suggests several ways to improve the targeting of federal grants that aim to assist states with opioid problems.

Christopher J. Ruhm and co-author Bradley A. Katcher

In a new paper published in the journal Health Affairs, Batten’s Christopher J. Ruhm and co-author Bradley A. Katcher find that the federal government’s opioid grant funding structure favors the least populous states, which are not always the states with greatest need.