Since 1992, we have partnered with researchers, private and public agencies, academic institutions, community-based organizations, and other collaborators to design and implement innovative programs with meaningful, lasting impact.


CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

2017-Present

Under a 4-year HRSA-funded cooperative agreement, staff will lead the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Advance Care of Children with Medical Complexity (CMC).

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Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work (BU-ALPS)

2017-Present

The Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work project aims to strengthen public health social work (PHSW) education at Boston University and nationally.

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Does the Value of Housing Assistance Impact Health Outcomes?

2017-Present

This research explores whether the monetary value of housing assistance has an impact on health outcomes, and if this impact varies across federal housing assistance programs.

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Improving Access to HIV Care Using Community Health Workers (CHWs)

2016-Present

This 3-year initiative seeks to increase the use of community health workers to improve the health of people living with HIV who are underserved.

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Social Work and Health Equity Speaker Series

2016-Present

The Social Work and Health Equity Speaker Series highlights innovative public health social work practice and leadership in various sectors.

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The Dissemination and Evaluation Center

2015-Present

The DEC is currently conducting a multisite evaluation utilizing an Implementation Science framework, studying 4 HRSA HIV initiatives to disseminate successful practices to the field.

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Learning Communities

2015-Present

This initiative seeks to bring together trans-disciplinary, inter-professional teams that include students, faculty from Boston University and beyond, policymakers, and practitioners.

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Project CAATCH

2014-Present

Center staff and four MA Health Centers are working to create a model to locate and engage women and young adults who are HIV+ who face barriers to care or who have fallen out of care.

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Project REACH

2014-Present

Staff evaluate interventions to implement a no-smoking policy to provide tobacco-free housing in BHA developments, decrease cigarette use, and increase access to healthy beverages.

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MCH Workforce Development

2013-Present

The Catalyst Center provides content expertise in developing and delivering training to increase the knowledge of Title V staff and MCH students on the implications of the ACA.

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The Catalyst Center

2005-Present

The Catalyst Center provides technical assistance to states and stakeholders to improve health insurance and financing of care for children and youth with special health care needs.

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Boston Public Health Commission Ryan White Part A Needs Assessment Project

2016-2017

CAHPP staff conducted a needs assessment and performance gap analysis of the core support services for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Boston Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA).

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Med-HEART

2012-2017

Med-HEART collaborated with nine demonstration sites to evaluate models of care that link people living with HIV and experiencing homelessness with needed services and resources.

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Deborah Munroe Noonan Research Project

2014-2016

The goal of this project is to examine the impact of case management on costs and health outcomes for children and youth with mental illness between the ages 0-23.

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LPFCH Care Coordination Project

2014-2015

Catalyst staff identified strategies for financing and reimbursing care coordination services to promote the health and well-being of children and youth with special health care needs.

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SOC Planning

2014-2015

Working as independent evaluators, Center staff identified features, strengths, and weaknesses of the MA Multi-City Young Children’s Mental Health System of Care (SOC) Planning Project.

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The SPECTRuM Project

2012-2015

The “Strategic Peer-Enhanced Care and Retention Model” (SPECTRuM) project aims to expand access to and improve retention in HIV care and treatment for PLWHA.

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BPHC:TA

2013-2014

CAHPP provided technical assistance to provide better resources and strategies to sustain programs focused on infant and early childhood mental health initiatives.

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MAI SPNS

2011-2014

The MAI SPNS project focused on providing better access to resources, housing and proper care for racial/ethnic minority communities where HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to grow.

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ECHO

2006-2011

The Evaluation Center for HIV and Oral Health coordinated a 5-year national multi-site evaluation of service models to increase access to oral health care for people who are HIV+.

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PEER Center

2005-2011

The PEER Center developed training resources and provided support to help organizations launch a peer program to engage and retain people living with HIV in care and treatment.

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Kaleidoscope of Care

2003-2007

Kaleidoscope of Care is a cross-disciplinary training curriculum for providers to increase knowledge and awareness of the relationship between HIV infection and substance use.

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CORE

2001-2007

CORE coordinated a national multi-site evaluation of HIV outreach strategies to engage and retain underserved individuals with HIV into care.

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NIDRR Access to Care

1999-2005

The NIDRR project aimed to examine access barriers to the continuum of mainstream health care services for persons with disabilities across the lifespan in Massachusetts.

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RWJF Managed Care Best Practices

2000-2001

Center staff investigated how states provide substance abuse treatment services to individuals with disabilities enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care Plans and identified best practices.

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