Established in 2004, the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health is recognized as the nation’s academic home for community health center research and policy. This timeline highlights key milestones and events in the history of the program and its signature work with the RCHN Community Health Foundation.
Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy launched at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
First Distinguished Visitor announced
1st RCHN Community Health Foundation gift to the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy
Premier Program Brief - Assessing the Effects of Medicaid Documentation Requirements on Health Centers and Their Patients
Policy Brief #1 - issued by Geiger Gibson / RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative - How does Investment in Community Health Centers Affect the Economy?
Policy Brief #10 - National Health Reform: How Will Medically Underserved Communities Fare?
Policy Brief #14 - Using Primary Care to Bend the Curve: Estimating the Benefit of a Health Center Expansion on Health Care Costs. This brief was cited by Congress to expand community health centers under health reform.
Emerging Leaders Program launches with RCHN CHF support
Policy Brief #25 - Community Health Centers and the Economy: Assessing Centers’ Role in Immediate Job Creation Efforts
Policy Brief #29 - An Early Assessment of the Potential Impact of Texas’ “Affiliation” Regulation on Access to Care for Low-income Women
2nd major RCHN CHF gift to Geiger Gibson Program
Launch of Health Policy Fellows Program
Policy Brief #33 - Assessing the Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Uninsured Community Health Center Patients: A Nationwide and State by State Analysis
Primary Care Funding Cliff: Will Funding for Community Health Centers Keep Up With Patient Demand?
Policy Brief #36 - Assessing the Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Uninsured Community Health Center Patients: An Update
Policy Brief #42 - How Has the Affordable Care Act Benefitted Medically Underserved Communities: National Findings from the 2014 Community Health Centers Uniform Data System.
Community Health Centers And Medicaid At 50 - Health Affairs article by core program faculty on the 50th anniversary of the health center and Medicaid programs
Sponsored release of Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty by Thomas J. Ward, Jr. with foreword by Dr. H. Jack Geiger
Data Snapshot - Community Health Centers and Veterans Health
Policy Brief #39 - What are the Possible Effects of Failing to Extend the Community Health Center Fund?
Policy Brief #50 and Infographic - Puerto Rico’s Community Health Centers: Struggling to Recover in the Wake of Hurricane Maria
3rd major RCHN CHF gift to Geiger Gibson Program
Health Center Data Insights: Change in Health Center Patients Served 2010-2016
Policy Brief #52 - The State of Recovery: An Update on CHCs in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Policy Brief #60 - Community Health Centers Continue Steady Growth, But Challenges Loom
Policy Brief #61 - Community Health Centers Ten Years After the Affordable Care Act: A Decade of Progress and Challenges Ahead
HPMM Blog - If the Affordable Care Act is Repealed, What Would Be the Impact on Community Health Centers and the Communities They Serve?
Infographic - COVID-19 impact on CHCs, April to September 2020, part of an ongoing series on the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 Data Note - Community Health Centers Move to Frontline Providers of COVID-19 Immunization Services Under President Biden’s Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program
Policy Brief #65 - Community Health Center Accomplishments and Challenges, One Year Into the Covid-19 Pandemic
RCHN CHF Major Final Gift $7+ million to Geiger Gibson Program