Criminal Justice and Health Advisory Group

Criminal Justice and Health Advisory Group

HPIO is facilitating a project, with guidance from a multi-sector advisory group, focused on the connections between the criminal justice system and health. The foundational policy brief for the project provides information on the:

  • Impacts of criminal justice involvement on health outcomes
  • Impacts of poor health on criminal justice involvement
  • Impacts of racism and other underlying factors on criminal justice and health outcomes (including poverty, employment, education, housing and neighborhood conditions, and family and community violence)
  • Actions state policymakers and other stakeholders can take to improve criminal justice and health outcomes in Ohio (i.e., policy options)


Click here to see a list of Advisory Group members

For more information, please contact Hailey Akah, Associate Vice President, at

Advisory Group meetings

Meeting three: Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 3 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Meeting two: Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m (online via Zoom)

Meeting one: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, from  2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m (online via Zoom)

Completed projects