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Legal Look at Proof of Vaccination & Ongoing Fight Against COVID-19

Stanford health law experts Michelle Mello and David Studdert discuss the ongoing pandemic, proof of vaccination “passports” at the state and federal levels, and a July 19 ruling that Indiana...

Contact-tracing App Curbed the Spread of COVID in England and Wales

Digital contact tracing has the potential to limit the spread of COVID-19. A contact-tracing smartphone app that has been readily adopted by people in England and Wales has shown efficacy in reducing...

News

Health Policy Student: My Brother’s Death Is Not a Statistic

November 2021

After Kaylynn Purdy lost her older brother to a drug overdose, she chose to write about his death to highlight the human faces behind the opioid epidemic both in Canada and here in the United States.

New Study Shows Support for Paid Family Leave Grew During Pandemic

November 2021

In a blow to arguments that a federal paid leave law would harm small businesses, a new study co-authored by SHP's Maya Rossin-Slater finds that support for paid leave among small employers is...

The Department of Health Policy's Inaugural Health Equity Panel

November 2021

Panelists for the Department of Health Policy's inaugural Health Equity Panel discuss the health disparities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as families and health and consequences...

Events

Health Economics Seminar - Amanda Starc

March 14, 2022

Amanda Starc, Ph.D.

Stanford Health Policy's Health Equity Panel

October 29, 2021

Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Committee SHP’s inaugural Health Equity Panel will take place on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12pm – 1:15pm.

Health Economics Seminar - Timothy J. Layton

October 19, 2021

Timothy J.

Projects

Pigs and Parasites: Developing Interventions to End Cycles of Poverty Caused by Taenia solium and Neurocysticercosis

Neurocysticercosis is a neglected infectious disease caused by larval forms of the pig tapeworm, Taenia solium, infecting people's brains.
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Reducing lead exposure among residents of Bangladesh

Lead is a potent neurotoxin that irreversibly impairs child cognitive development.
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Children in Crisis

Improving the Provision of Human Services in Areas of Conflict, Political Instability and Weak Governance
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Multimedia

Grant Miller: The team approach to international heatlh

January 2016

Grant Miller, associate professor of medicine, has been working to help residents of a state in India access micro nutrients that they are lacking.

Jay Bhattacharya discusses health and aging

September 2015

Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, a professor of Medicine and a CHP/PCOR core faculty member, speaks about the Center on the Demography and Economics of Health and Aging (CDEHA).

People

Frayne, SusanM BW3x4 Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine
stafford Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
Erickson Kevin Kevin Erickson CHP/PCOR Associate Instructor, Medicine
Jiayi Zhao Jiayi Zhao Master's Student, Health Policy
John Feister, Stanford Health Policy John Feister Master's Student, Health Policy
Carol Tao Carol Tao Master's Student, Health Policy
Christopher Weyant Christopher Weyant Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SHP
Lucia Chen Stanford Health Policy Lucia Chen Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SHP
Vincent Jappah Stanford Health Policy Jlateh Vincent Jappah PhD Student, Health Policy
Melissa Franco Melissa Franco PhD Student, Health Policy
st Sahil Tembulkar Master Student, Health Policy
Tofunmi Adesanmi Omiye Stanford Health Policy Jesutofunmi Omiye Master Student, Health Policy