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Margie Schaps Recognized as Policy Maker “Making a Difference”

Health & Medicine’s Executive Director Margie Schaps is featured in the UIC School of Public Health spring issue of Healthviews. Schaps is included in an article called “Alumni Making a Difference: The Policy Makers” about the role of public health professionals in health policy work at the local, state, and federal levels and discusses her policy work at Health & Medicine.

“Public health policy is about identifying the root causes of health inequalities and defining policies that can address them,” she said in the article. “To be able to build a coalition, define a problem, and develop policy solutions – what could be more rewarding?”