Strategic Partnerships

Academy Health

Dedicated to improving the knowledge base of health care decision-making by supporting the professional development of those who conduct and use health services research, advocating for the tools and funding necessary to do this important work, and helping to translate findings into policy and practice.

Center to Champion Nursing in America

Works to increase the nation's capacity to educate and retain nurses who are prepared and empowered to positively impact health care access, quality, and costs.

Nursing Community Coalition

The Nursing Community is a forum for national nursing associations to build consensus and advocate on a wide spectrum of health care and nursing issues, including practice, education, and research. Senior Director for Policy Christine Murphy is the Academy's representative.

NAM Translating Genomic Based Research for Health

Advances field of genomics and improves translation of research findings to health care, education, and policy. Fellow Bernice Coleman is the Academy's representative.

United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

Identifies ways in which breastfeeding mothers are supported, ensures that quality breastfeeding services are an essential component of health care for all families, and ensures that women and their families in the workforce are supported in optimal breastfeeding. Fellow Diane Spatz is the Academy's representative.


The nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority.