News and Notes

Michael Hotchkiss, Office of Communications
May 4, 2016
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Professor Janet Currie co-edited a newly released issue of The Future of Children, a journal promoting effective policies and programs for children. The issue addresses the impact of climate change on children.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
May 2, 2016
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Professor Tienda will deliver the lecture on October 20 at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 25, 2016
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Heather Howard was featured as a guest on "The Week in Health Law" to discuss the current and future landscape of state innovation under the Affordable Care Act.

Karin Dienst, Office of Communications
Apr 21, 2016
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"Capitalism, Utopia, and Social Justice," the Freshman Seminar in Human Values being offered this semester, is taught by Marc Fleurbaey, professor of public affairs and the University Center for Human Values.

B. Rose Kelly
Apr 21, 2016
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New research co-authored by Professor Janet Currie, and published in Science, shows that death rates have declined among children and young adults in the poorest counties in the United States.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 14, 2016
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Professor Angus Deaton's editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association responds to recent research regarding the association between income and life expectancy in the United States.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 12, 2016
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Professor Keith Wailoo has written an article published by the Daily Beast, "The Pain Gap: Why Doctors Offer Less Relief to Black Patients."

B. Rose Huber
Apr 7, 2016
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A research team including Professor Noreen Goldman has found that measures such as age and mobility are more powerful predictors of death and survival than certain biomarkers.

Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research
Apr 6, 2016
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A group of researchers, including Professors Bryan Grenfell and C. Jessica Metcalf, have called for the establishment of a World Serology Bank and other methodological developments to enhance understanding and optimum control of infectious diseases.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 5, 2016
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In a Slate article, Professor Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong addresses the origins of messages regarding caffeine use and pregnancy.



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