Public Health

Scholarly Publications

Does Diversity Matter for Health? Experimental Evidence from Oakland

June 2018

 We study the effect of diversity in the physician workforce on the demand for preventive care among African-American men.

Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men

August 2017

For forty years, the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male passively monitored hundreds of adult black males with syphilis despite the availability of effective treatment.

Implementation science for ambulatory care safety: a novel method to develop context-sensitive interventions to reduce quality gaps in monitoring high-risk patients.

June 2017

Missed evidence-based monitoring in high-risk conditions (e.g., cancer) leads to delayed diagnosis. Current technological solutions fail to close this safety gap.

Other Publications

Shifting Vaccination Politics — The End of Personal-Belief Exemptions in California

July 2015

Stanford Health Policy's David Studdert and Michelle Mello discuss SB 277, a new California law that ends exceptions to vaccination mandates based on religious and philosophical beliefs, leaving...

Half-Baked — The Retail Promotion of Marijuana Edibles

March 2015

FSI Fellow Robert MacCoun and co-author Michelle Mello argue for regulation of marijana-infused edible products.

Recommendations for Modeling Disaster Responses in Public Health and Medicine: A Position Paper of the Society for Medical Decision Making

July 2009

Purpose.

News

U.S. Foreign Policy to Restrict Abortion Funding Results in More Abortions

June 2019

A foreign policy enacted by American presidents opposing abortion results in less funding for family planning and birth control, leading to more unwanted pregnancies, according to new research by...

USPSTF: Americans 15-65 should be screened for HIV; those at risk offered prevention drug

June 2019

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issues two final recommendations: All Americans 15 to 65 should be screened for HIV and those at high risk offered prevention drug. 

It’s good for health of new moms when dads can stay home

May 2019

A new study by Stanford economists shows that giving fathers flexibility to take time off work in the months after their children are born improves the postpartum health and mental well-being of...

Events

Elena Lucchese, "Ambulance response time: why should we care?"

March 15, 2017

Please note: All research in progress seminars are off-the-record by default.

Health Policy through 2020: The ACA, Payment Reform and Global Challenges

August 29, 2016

This event has reached capacity. Please join us to watch the live-stream at this link. The symposium will focus on the key questions that impact health through the year 2020.

Children in Crisis Project

April 7, 2011

Paul Wise is a clinical professor of pediatrics and a CHP/PCOR core faculty member.

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

July 2019

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

July 2019

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

Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
John (Jack) W. Rowe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR