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Check out our special issue on Health and Social Drivers in the Criminal Legal System in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

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We are issuing this call for papers for a special themed issue of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, which will seek to refine the research agenda, measures, methods and training opportunities needed to advance research among CTSA-affiliated investigators on the health and social drivers of criminal legal system involvement and health inequities as related to mass incarceration. With the recent emphasis on the role of correctional facilities on outbreaks and disease transmission for COVID-19, there is an even more urgent need to better understand disease risk mitigation and the drivers of health disparities. This themed issue intends to provide critical updates to important research among people with criminal-legal system involvement with articles varying from epidemiology of chronic illness and COVID-19, compassionate release, mental health and more.


The deadline for summary submission is March 1, 2022.


Criminal Justice Translation and Clinical Science Network

University of Kansas Medical Center
Population Health
Mail Stop 1008
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Fax: 913-588-2780