Security

Security

FSI scholars produce research aimed at creating a safer world and examing the consequences of security policies on institutions and society. They look at longstanding issues including nuclear nonproliferation and the conflicts between countries like North and South Korea. But their research also examines new and emerging areas that transcend traditional borders – the drug war in Mexico and expanding terrorism networks. FSI researchers look at the changing methods of warfare with a focus on biosecurity and nuclear risk. They tackle cybersecurity with an eye toward privacy concerns and explore the implications of new actors like hackers.

Along with the changing face of conflict, terrorism and crime, FSI researchers study food security. They tackle the global problems of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation by generating knowledge and policy-relevant solutions. 

Scholarly Publications

A Public Health Approach to Children's Mental Health Services: Possible Solutions to Current Service Inadequacies

December 2009

The Child-Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) system confronts clinically complex youth with high rates of behavior problems, diverse mental health disorders, substance abuse, criminal...

Financing Health Care for Elderly Americans in the 1990s

December 1994

Japanese and American economists assess the present economic status of the elderly in the United States and Japan, and consider the impact of an aging population on the economies of the two...

Health Outcomes and Costs of Community Mitigation Strategies for an Influenza Pandemic in the United States

December 2010

Background. The optimal community-level approach to control pandemic influenza is unknown. Methods.

Other Publications

Operating Room Utilization Alone is Not an Accurate Metric for the Allocation of Operating Room Block Time to Individual Surgeons with Low Caseloads

May 2003

INTRODUCTION: Many surgical suites allocate operating room (OR) block time to individual surgeons.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, spring 2004

April 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the winter 2004 quarter.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, fall 2006 issue

October 2006

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the summer 2006 quarter, includes articles about: research by CHP/PCOR investigators that influenced the Centers for Disease...

News

Researchers call for policy, aid and innovation to help world’s poorest

April 2012

Bill Gates spoke to a Stanford audience about the importance of foreign aid and product innovation in the fight against chronic hunger, poverty and disease in the developing world.

Stanford study shows no evidence that international health aid is wasted

May 2012

In June 2012, Stanford researchers Rajaie Batniji and Eran Bendavid retracted the research findings explained in the following article.

Events

Why the United States Spends So Much More on Health Care than Other Countries: Economic, Institutional and Political Perspectives

June 5, 2014

Abstract: The United States spends over 17 percent of GDP on health care; the next six highest countries spend over 11 percent.

The New Barbarianism

February 23, 2018

The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health invites you to a private screening of The New Barbarianism followed by a panel discussion with the film's executive producer and director Stephen...

Research in Progress: The Effects of U.S. School Shootings on Children's Antidepressant Use with Maya Rossin-Slater

December 5, 2018

The Effects of U.S. School Shootings on Children’s Antidepressant UseMore than 220,000 American students have experienced a school shooting since the 1998 Columbine High massacre.

Projects

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response: Use of Information Technologies and Decision Support Systems

The Nation's capacity to respond to bioterrorism depends in part on the ability of clinicians and public health officials to detect, manage, and communicate during a bioterrorism event.
English

Age Differences in Emotional and Cognitive Decision-Making

Older adults tend to focus more on positive than on negative experiences and events.
English

Affective Forecasting Across the Lifespan

Affective experience, as defined by independent dimensions of valence and arousal, can change rapidly.  Yet empirical measures rarely capture the dynamics of subjective experience on a second-to...
English

People

1 RSD13 085 0052a 001 David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
kb Kim Babiarz Research Scholar, CHP/PCOR