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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...

Far More Transparency is Needed for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

November 2020

With vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, on the near-term horizon, U.S. policymakers are focusing on how to ensure that Americans get vaccinated.

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Protecting Reproductive Health Information after Fall of Roe v. Wade

June 2022

Michelle Mello writes that the overturning of Roe v. Wade — ending federal protection over a woman's right to an abortion — could also expose her personal health data in court.

Preventing Preterm Deliveries Using a Digital Approach

December 2021

SHP researchers awarded grant to continue their clinical trial testing out a digital app they hope will prevent preterm births.

Research Looks at Policy Fix for Hepatitis C Infections in Prisons

August 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted the 8th Amendment of the Constitution, which prohibits cruel and unusual punishment, to guarantee prisoners a minimum basic level of health care. Yet even...

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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.

Projects

The role of message framing in health behavior promotion among older adults

Adherence rates to public health recommendations are low, and seem to be falling.
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Socioeconomic Gradients in Health Among the Elderly in China

December 2022

This project studied the patterns of health and health care disparities across elderly and non-elderly in China, including the impact of earlier educational and public health interventions on...
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Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

December 2022

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.
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People

rsd15 081 0253a Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics, Senior Fellow, FSI
1 RSD13 085 0052a 001 David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
John Feister, Stanford Health Policy John Feister Master's Student, Health Policy
Melissa Franco Melissa Franco PhD Student, Health Policy
Vincent Jappah Stanford Health Policy Jlateh Vincent Jappah PhD Student, Health Policy
Jiayi Zhao Jiayi Zhao Master's Student, Health Policy
Lucia Chen Stanford Health Policy Lucia Chen Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SHP
Zainub Zainub Dhanani Master's Student, Health Policy
Christopher Weyant Christopher Weyant Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SHP
Donya Nasser, master's student at Stanford Department of Health Policy Donya Nasser Master's Student, Health Policy
Lizzy Constantz Lizzy Constantz Program Manager
Akriti Dureja Akriti Dureja Research Assistant