Public Health

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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...

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.

News

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...

Rosenkranz Prize Winner Leads Effort to Protect Health-Care Workers from COVID-19 in Under-Resourced Countries

August 2020

Stanford postdoc Ashley Styczynski and collaborators build a website devoted to protecting health-care workers in under-resourced countries, using infographics and videos to show them how to create,...

Coronavirus Could Make America’s Gun Problem Even Deadlier

June 2020

Several myths cloud public understanding of the connection between guns and suicide. Perhaps the most pernicious is the idea that people who really want to end their lives will find a way to do it,...

Events

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.

Research in Progress: Stacie B. Dusetzina - Improving Access to Prescription Drugs through Policy Change

September 29, 2021

Stacie B. Dusetzina, Ph.D Associate Professor, Health Policy Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr.

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

October 2021

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

October 2021

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

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Melissa Franco Melissa Franco PhD Student, Health Policy
John Feister, Stanford Health Policy John Feister Master's Student, Health Policy
Vincent Jappah Stanford Health Policy Jlateh Vincent Jappah PhD Student, Health Policy
Lucia Chen Stanford Health Policy Lucia Chen Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SHP
Jiayi Zhao Jiayi Zhao Master's Student, Health Policy
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
Carol Tao Carol Tao Master's Student, Health Policy
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