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Scholarly Publications

Evaluating Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programs

November 2004

Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been implicated as the primary etiologic agent of cervical cancer. Potential vaccines against high-risk HPV types are in clinical trials.

Alglucerase for Gaucher's Disease: Dose, Costs, and Benefits

December 1994

Other Publications

Triglyceride Concentration and Coronary Heart Disease

December 1994

Prevention Quality Indicators

October 2001

Prevention is an important role for all health care providers.

Patients As Partners in Managing Chronic Disease

December 2000

News

In Ebola Crisis, Hope and Heroism

September 2014

Traditional drug repurposing, although successful in treating some diseases, still requires considerable time to identify candidate compounds and even more time to test them in clinical trials....

Finding the sweet spot to regulate sugary drinks

July 2015

Two Stanford public health law experts say one of biggest culprits of the obesity epidemic – on top of fast foods and our sedentary lifestyle – are sugary drinks.

Copayments appear tied to antimicrobial resistance

July 2015

The increasing resistance to antimicrobial drugs is a growing public health concern, particularly in low- and middle-income countries that require high out-of-pocket payments for prescription drugs.

Events

Aging: Biology, Disease and Economics

March 13, 2001

Approximately 13 speakers will be presenting throughout the day. For a detailed schedule please contact Robin Holbrook, 650-723-6270

Economics, Modelling and Diabetes: The Mount Hood 2014 Challenge

June 18, 2014

Advanced Registration for this conference is required.  For more information and to register, please click here.

Projects

Global Analysis of Technological Change in Health Care (TECH)

The TECH project is an international collaboration aimed at understanding patterns of technology adoption and diffusion of medical care and the effects of these patterns on patient outcomes.
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Understanding Medical Necessity Decision-Making

The term "medical necessity" is used in insurance contracts to refer to medical services that are generally recognized as appropriate for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of disease and...
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Racial Differences in the Treatment of Heart Disease

The goal of this project is to examine the causes of racial and gender differences in the treatment of elderly patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure.
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People

Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Julie Parsonnet Professor, Medicine, Professor, Health Research and Policy
Glenn M. Chertow Professor, Medicine
Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management
Kevin Erickson CHP/PCOR Associate Instructor, Medicine
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Sara Cody Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Neesha Joseph Program Manager, CDEHA