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MPH graduate's capstone published in Maine Policy Review

Zach Croll

A University of Southern Maine (USM) alumnus’ capstone project on Medicaid expansion has been published in the Maine Policy Review.

Zachariah Croll’s study, “Health Status and Access to Care among Maine’s Low-Income Childless Adults: Implications for State Medicaid Expansion,” was published in the biannual journal, a publication of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine.

The study examines demographic characteristics, health status and access to care among Maine’s low-income childless adults and offers recommendations to policymakers, providers, and other stakeholders working to implement Medicaid expansion and address the health needs of this vulnerable population.

Croll is a 2018 graduate of USM’s Master of Public Health program within the Muskie School of Public Service. He also earned his bachelor’s in sociology from USM in 2010, and currently is a research analyst at the Maine Rural Health Research Center within the Muskie School’s Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy.