News and Notes
Currie gave a talk on her research exploring the link between Rhode Island's declining racial disparities in both lead exposure and test scores over the past decade.
Womanthology profiles Currie and highlights her success in "Challenging gender bias and championing positive female role models in economics".
Karl & Sally le Roux co-taught the recent undergraduate policy task force "Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries".
Wailoo appeared on Tavis Smiley's PBS program with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for a conversation about health disparities among minority communities.
The Health Scholars are juniors who will receive financial support for internships and senior thesis research that relate to domestic and international health care and health policy.
The article "Can money buy happiness?" discusses studies exploring the link between wellbeing and income.
Howard is cited for her health policy leadership, her teaching at Princeton University and her service as a Princeton councilwoman.
Deaton discusses rising mortality rates among white middle-aged Americans with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
Dan Meuse provides a summary, and key takeaways for states, on new joint federal guidance from HHS and Treasury on ACA Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers.
In a Q&A, Heather Howard explores the "epidemic" of gun violence in the U.S. as it relates to public health.