News and Notes

Center for Health & Wellbeing
May 23, 2016
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Professor Anne Case was a featured guest on the podcast recently to discuss new research on U.S. mortality rates.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
May 23, 2016
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Professor Janet Currie was presented with the title Doctor Honoris Causa by the French university for her research focusing on the health and wellbeing of children.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
May 16, 2016
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Recent research by Professor Janet Currie, demonstrating improvement in mortality rates among children and young adults in poor counties, has been highlighted in an article in The Economist.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
May 11, 2016
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Dr. Laura Kahn addresses the variation in influenza vaccination rates across the country, and what this might mean for American preparedness for widespread outbreaks or bioterror attacks.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
May 5, 2016
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Professor Janet Currie has been quoted in the Washington Post on her new research showing declines in mortality rates among children and young adults in the United States.

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.



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