House caucus hosts first briefing on role of transportation as social determinant of health

  • Date: 10/25/2021

U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), G. K Butterfield (D-NC), and Salud Carbajal (D-CA), members of the Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus, held the Caucus’s first briefing Thursday on the role of transportation as a social determinant of health.

The panel discussed how transportation barriers can impact individuals’ health and potential solutions to improve health outcomes, as well as the role Congress can play in scaling up and replicating programs that address social needs across the country.

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