Public Health

Scholarly Publications

School Reopenings and the Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 2020

Few issues in the policy response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have inspired as impassioned debate as school reopening.

The Missing Piece -- SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening

October 2020

On August 17, 2020, the Los Angeles Unified School District launched a program to test more than 700,000 students and staff for SARS-CoV-2.

The Missing Piece -- SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening

October 2020

On August 17, 2020, the Los Angeles Unified School District launched a program to test more than 700,000 students and staff for SARS-CoV-2.

Other Publications

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.

Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

July 2020

Yet there has been no national-level, comprehensive review of the evidence for public health emergency preparedness and response (PHEPR) practices.

How to Safely Reopen Colleges and Universities During COVID-19: Experiences From Taiwan

July 2020

Reopening colleges and universities during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a special challenge worldwide.

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

Women Left Behind: Gender Inequality Within Rajasthan's Health Insurance Program

October 13, 2020

Title: Women Left Behind: Gender Inequality Within Rajasthan's Health Insurance Program Radhika Jain  Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Shorenstein APARC Working with Karen Eggleston...

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.

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

November 2020

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

November 2020

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

Owens1 Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
rsd15 081 0253a Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
rsd15 055 0123a Grant Miller Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
1 RSD13 085 0052a 001 David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Morton1 John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Yifan Zhang Stanford Yifan Zhang Social Science Research Scholar (CHP/PCOR) Social Science Research Scholar
Zainub Zainub Dhanani Master's Student, SHP
ivar Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
JackRowe lg John (Jack) W. Rowe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Elong Elizabeth Long Research Analyst, CHP/PCOR