News and Notes
May 26, 2016
A new Q&A with Professor Adel Mahmoud addresses the recent debate about requests for emergency funding to fight Zika, and the ways in which funding would be used to control the Zika virus.
Addressing economic hardships in rural America could help control drug epidemic, Wailoo tells Congress
May 24, 2016
Professor Keith Wailoo spoke at a recent congressional briefing held by the National History Center of the American Historical Association on potential ways to address the drug epidemic and how to best treat those suffering from chronic pain.
May 23, 2016
Professor Anne Case was a featured guest on the podcast recently to discuss new research on U.S. mortality rates.
May 16, 2016
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.
May 11, 2016
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.
May 5, 2016
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.
May 4, 2016
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.
May 2, 2016
Professor Tienda will deliver the lecture on October 20 at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Apr 25, 2016
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.
Apr 21, 2016
"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.