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Task Force Urges Younger People to Get Screen for Colon Cancer

October 2020

Most Americans think colorectal cancer is a disease of the elderly. But more young people — particularly Black men and women — are falling to the country's third deadliest type of cancer. The U...

The Missing Piece — COVID-19 Testing and School Reopening

October 2020

Stanford Health Policy's Michelle Mello and Stanford medical student Yasmin Rafiei write in this New England Journal of Medicine perspective that most school reopening plans focus on screening...

Paul Wise: Special Expert for the U.S. Federal Court Overseeing Treatment of Migrant Children at Border

October 2020

With unaccompanied minors being detained in hotels during COVID-19, Stanford professor of pediatrics Paul Wise is among the few external people with full access to the facilities, detained children,...

Initial Economic Damage from the COVID-19 Pandemic More Widespread Across Ages and Geographies than Initial Mortality Impacts

October 2020

Maria Polyakova and colleagues examine how the pandemic impacted individual livelihoods depending on where people live, as well as the age of coronavirus victims.

Loren Baker Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

October 2020

Election to the National Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, recognizing individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and...

An Impact-Oriented Approach to COVID-19 Epidemiological Modeling

September 2020

Epidemiological modeling has emerged as a crucial tool to help decision-makers combat COVID-19, with calls for non-pharmaceutical interventions such as stay-at-home orders and the wearing of masks...

The Silent Cost of School Shootings

September 2020

School shootings are a horrific U.S. phenomenon. And the tragedies aren’t limited to the shootings themselves. SHP's Maya Rossin-Slater finds that fatal shootings have a lingering impact on the...

How Polio Eradication in Africa Can Inform Global COVID-19 Response

September 2020

An estimated 1.8 million African children have been spared crippling paralysis, and 180,000 lives have been saved. Lessons from this success can inform our global response to COVID-19.

Classroom Learning With Safety In Mind: A Pediatrician’s Thoughts

September 2020

For a recent 1:2:1 podcast, Stanford Medicine's Paul Costello asked Stanford Health Policy's Jason Wang about best practices for keeping schools safe and why it's important for kids to...

Goldhaber-Fiebert elected to Society for Medical Decision Making Board

September 2020

Goldhaber-Fiebert will become the Society of Medical Decision Making's next secretary-treasurer. “SMDM has been bringing together the global methodological leaders in decision science for health...

Lockdowns Increase Domestic Violence and Potential Harm to Fetuses

September 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating domestic violence, particularly among low-income families. Research by Maya Rossin-Slater finds that babies born to mothers who experience an assault during...

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,...

Contact Tracing Model Shows Potential Impact Against COVID-19, Yet Obstacles Abound

August 2020

While there is no national, cohesive COVID-19 contact tracing plan, SHP's Joshua Salomon writes that it's important to continue to invest in contact tracing capacity now, because once we...

An 8-Point Plan to Tackle COVID-19 Among Women in Mumbai Slums

August 2020

“We’ve never been closer to each other or to those we serve," says Health Policy PhD candidate Suhani Jalota, founder of the Myna Mahila Foundation, a Mumbai-based women’s health and employment...

Recommendations for Strict, But Costly Re-Opening of Schools

August 2020

SHP's Jason Wang and School of Medicine student Henry Bair suggest schools should and can reopen safely if they follow a set of strict — though expensive — guidelines to avoid COVID-19...

Attacks on Public Health Officials During COVID-19

August 2020

SHP's Michelle Mello writes in this commentary in JAMA Network that the attacks on and harassment of public health officials for taking steps to protect their communities from COVID-19 is...

Partitioning the Curve — Interstate Travel Restrictions During the Covid-19 Pandemic

August 2020

Many jurisdictions have responded to the unevenness of the COVID-19 pandemic by battening down their borders. SHP's David Studdert and Michelle Mello take a deep dive into the legalities of...

Preparing for Infectious Diseases, Natural Disasters and Terrorist Attacks

July 2020

The CDC called on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to develop a set of national, evidence-based guidelines for public health emergency preparedness and response. The...

Millions of Children at Risk of Measles as Vaccination Campaigns Take Back Seat to COVID-19

July 2020

SHP's Eran Bendavid Warns that millions of young children around the world are at risk of missing their measles vaccines as health-care workers focus on COVID-19.

Stanford Team Uses Data to Help California Track & Prevent COVID-19

July 2020

A team of Stanford researchers is working with the State of California on a new COVID-19 assessment tool to help hospitals and public health officials in their pandemic preparedness planning.

Proposed Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening Would Nearly Double Number of People Who Should Get Tested

July 2020

More women and African Americans would be prompted by their clinicians to get screened for lung cancer under a new recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

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

July 2020

Reopening colleges and universities during the COVID-10 pandemic poses a special challenge worldwide. Taiwan is one of the few countries where schools are functioning normally. In an Annals of...

Stanford Health Policy’s newest faculty member: Sherri Rose

June 2020

Sherri Rose comes to us from Harvard Medical School, where she co-founded the Health Policy Data Science lab.

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