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

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News

Task Force: Patients at high risk of HIV should take daily preventive drug

November 2018

A national panel of medical experts is recommending for the first time that clinicians offer daily preventive medication to patients who are at high risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS.

Global study predicts 20-percent rise in insulin use by 2030 — but half the world's diabetics who need it won’t get it

November 2018

The amount of insulin needed to effectively treat type 2 diabetes will rise by more than 20 percent worldwide over the next 12 years, according to new research led by Stanford Health Policy’s...

Are the opioid companies responsible for the epidemic?

August 2018

In this Q&A, Stanford Law Professors Michelle Mello, an expert in health law and core faculty member at Stanford Health Policy, and Nora Freeman Engstrom, an expert in tort law and complex...

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

December 2018

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 2018

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