LEADING HEALTH INDICATORS 2030
Advancing Health, Equity, and Well-Being
Committee on Informing the Selection of
Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2030
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Health and Medicine Division
A Consensus Study Report of
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COMMITTEE ON INFORMING THE SELECTION OF LEADING HEALTH INDICATORS FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE 2030
GEORGE J. ISHAM (Chair), Senior Fellow, HealthPartners Institute
L. EBONY BOULWARE, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine; Vice Dean, Translational Science; Associate Vice Chancellor, Translational Research, School of Medicine, Duke University
GILBERT GEE, Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles
MARTHE R. GOLD, Senior Scholar, The New York Academy of Medicine
SHERI JOHNSON, Director, Population Health Institute, Associate Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison
PAULA LANTZ, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
DARCY PHELAN-EMRICK, Chief Epidemiologist, Baltimore City Health Department; Associate Scientist, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
JONATHAN S. SKINNER, James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in Economics, Department of Economics, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College
ALINA B. BACIU, Study Director
CARLA S. ALVARADO, Program Officer
ANNA W. MARTIN, Administrative Assistant
ROSE MARIE MARTINEZ, Senior Director, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
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This Consensus Study Report was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published report as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.
We thank the following individuals for their review of this report:
Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations of this report nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this report was overseen by ERIC B. LARSON, Kaiser Permanente Washington, and JAMES S. HOUSE, University of Michigan. They were responsible for making certain that an
independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with the standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Academies.
The committee wishes to thank and acknowledge the many individuals and organizations that contributed to the study process and development of this report.
The committee appreciates the opportunity to assist the Department of Health and Human Services by providing advice on a key aspect of its Healthy People 2030 effort.
The committee is grateful to experts who informed its deliberations through presentations and discussions that took place at the committee’s public meetings. Four individuals provided background and insights about the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (SAC)—they included Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Donald Wright, director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) Carter Blakey, ODPHP staff member Tiffani Kigenyi, and SAC co-chairs Dushanka Kleinman and Nico Pronk. Other speakers included Anita Chandra, Tom Eckstein, Marjory Givens, Kristen Lewis, Bobby Milstein, Ali Mokdad, Amy O’Hara, Carley Riley, Soma Saha, Brian Smedley, Sarah Treuhaft, and Steven Woolf.1
The committee thanks the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine staff who contributed to the production of this report, including study staff Alina Baciu, Carla Alvarado, Anna Martin, and Rose Marie Martinez. The committee’s work received additional support from Andrew Koltun, Georgetown University medical student and
1 Steven Woolf’s slides were presented by Brian Smedley at the May 28, 2019, meeting.
population health scholar, who completed his summer practicum in the Health and Medicine Division (HMD). This project received assistance from Misrak Dabi (Office of Financial Administration); Clyde Behney, Tina Seliber, Lauren Shern, and Taryn Young (HMD Executive Office); and HMD communications staff, including Jeanay Butler, Sadaf Faraz, and Andrew Grafton.
Finally, the National Academies staff offers thanks to the executive assistants of committee members who provided scheduling support: Nancy Langer and Harriet Ware.
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