IntroductionExecutive SummaryFindingsOverviewState RankingsSuccessesChallengesVariations in Mortality MeasuresVariations in the Number of Health Care Providers Between and Within StatesHealth EquityComparison with Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development NationsCore MeasuresBehaviorsCommunity & EnvironmentPolicyClinical CareOutcomesSupplemental MeasuresBehaviorsCommunity & EnvironmentPolicyClinical CareOutcomesState SummariesAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingUS SummaryAppendixData Sources and MeasuresMethodology2017 Model DevelopmentScientific Advisory CommitteeThe TeamConclusion
The Annual Report Advisory Committee provided guidance in the selection of measures and the design of the 2017 America’s Health Rankings Annual Report.
Anna Schenck, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Chair Director, Public Health Leadership Program UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dennis P Andrulis, Ph.D., M.P.H. Senior Research Scientist Texas Health Institute
Andrew Coburn, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Dean Muskie School of Public Service University of Southern Maine
Leah Devlin, D.D.S., M.P.H. Professor of the Practice, Health Policy and Management UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Marisa Domino, Ph.D. Professor, Health Policy and Management UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
John Dreyzehner, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.O.E.M. Commissioner of Health Tennessee Department of Health
Tom Eckstein, M.B.A. Principal Arundel Metrics, Inc.
Jonathan E Fielding, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., M.A. Professor of Health Services and Pediatrics UCLA School of Public Health Former Director of Public Health and Health Officer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Marthe Gold, M.D. Senior Scholar in Residence New York Academy of Medicine
Glen P Mays, Ph.D., M.P.H.F Douglas Scutchfield Endowed Professor Health Services and Systems Research University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Matthew T McKenna, M.D., M.P.H. Medical Director Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness
Anne-Marie Meyer, Ph.D. Faculty Director Integrated Cancer Information and Surveillance System UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sarah Milder, M.P.H. Principal Arundel Metrics, Inc.
Rhonda Randall, D.O. Chief Medical Officer UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions
Patrick Remington, M.D., M.P.H. Associate Dean for Public Health University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Thomas C Ricketts, Ph.D., M.P.H. Professor of Health Policy and Administration and Social Medicine UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mary C Selecky Retired Secretary of Health Washington State
Katie Sellers, D.P.H. Senior Vice President, Science and Strategy March of Dimes
Leiyu Shi, Ph.D. Professor Department of Health Policy and Management Co-Director, Primary Care Policy Center for the Underserved Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
Steven Teutsch, M.D., M.P.H. Chief Science Officer Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director and Health Officer