Policy-relevant Research

We aim to transform research to measurably advance health equity for ALL children, adolescents, and their families, with an emphasis on translating evidence into policy.

Recent Publications

A review of racial, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities in pediatric liver transplantation Ebel NH, Lai JC, Bucuvalas JC, Wadhwani SI. Liver Transpl. 2022 Feb 21

Addressing racism in pediatric liver transplantation: a moral imperative. Ebel NH, Dike PN, Hsu EK. J Pediatr. 2022 Jul;246:8-10.


Evidence to Policy Examples


With drinking water out of reach for many kids, a pediatrician partners with schools to get them access

Lunch at the Library

This innovative approach to address summer food insecurity has inspired California policy.

Whack-a-mole vaping policies do not protect youth 

Flavored disposable e-cigarettes attractive to young users proliferated after the most recent round of FDA policy announcements, negating the policies’ intended effects, a Stanford study found.