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Videos to Educate Lawyers on Interviewing Traumatized Migrant Kids at Border

November 2019

A team of Stanford experts, including SHP's Paul Wise, has produced a series of videos aimed at benefiting children detained at the U.S. border.

SHP's Kathy McDonald named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins

November 2019

Stanford Health Policy’s Kathy McDonald — one of the nation’s leading experts in patient safety and health-care quality — has been named a distinguished professor at Johns Hopkins University, and...

Lessons from California's Vaccine Exemption Laws

November 2019

Stanford Health Policy’s Michelle Mello, a professor of law and professor of medicine, writes in this Annals of Internal Medicine editorial that California’s experience is a cautionary tale about...

The Pitfalls of Outsourcing Public Welfare & Healthcare

October 2019

When it comes to rooting out wasteful spending in federal entitlement programs, attention has long focused on preventing beneficiaries from gaming the system.

Global Warming and Extreme Heat Harming Pregnant Women

October 2019

Global warming and more days of extreme heat are exacerbating the health risks of pregnancy, particularly among African-American women, according to new Stanford-led research. 

Big and exciting merger news at Stanford Health Policy

October 2019

Stanford Medicine has announced a merger of its Division of Health Services Research from the Department of Health Research and Policy with the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary...

Mentoring workshop aims to support women economists

October 2019

Women are underrepresented in the economics profession, as recent research and the public spotlight have shown.

Poor, Older Americans Healthier If They Live in More Affluent Communities

September 2019

New research by Maria Polyakova shows that older, low-income Americans tend to be healthier if they live in more affluent areas of the country.

Stanford Legal Experts on the Oklahoma Opioids Verdict and Ongoing Litigation

August 2019

On August 26, Judge Thad Balkman delivered a $572 million judgment against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson for the company’s role in fueling the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma.

All Adults Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C; It Now Kills More Americans Than All Other Reportable Infectious Diseases Combined

August 2019

A task force of national health experts has released a draft recommendation to screen all adults 18 to 79 years for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), noting the opioid epidemic has fueled what has...

Surprise Out-of-Network Billing Skyrockets

August 2019

Surprise, out-of-network charges billed to privately insured Americans who received inpatient care at in-network hospitals more than doubled between 2010 and 2016, according to a study by...

Task Force: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Survivors and Women of Certain At-Risk Ancestry Added to Patients Who Should Be Assessed for Risk of Having the BRCA1/2 Gene Mutation

August 2019

The risks of ovarian and breast cancer are as high as 45% and 70%, respectively, in women carrying genetic mutations. So the U.S.

Mass Shootings: Public Face of a Much Larger Epidemic

August 2019

Americans have witnessed repeated mass shootings. The carnage in Texas and Ohio last weekend, which claimed 31 lives, has left the nation stunned and angry.

Multispecialty practices cut costs among Medicare patients with chronic conditions

July 2019

Stanford Health Policy’s Loren Baker and Kate Bundorf set out to analyze whether the trend toward multispecialty practices has impacted health-care use and spending.

Paul Wise Heads Up Global Initiative to Boost Humanitarian Health Response to Violent Conflict

July 2019

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences appoints Stanford pediatrics professor Paul Wise and two other global health experts to lead a new initiative to develop new strategies to protect...

The Effects of Multispecialty Group Practice on Health-Care Spending and Use

July 2019

Primary care physicians in the United States are increasingly joining multispecialty group practices, such as the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Stanford Health Care.

After limits on residency work hours, did doctors perform worse? New study says no

July 2019

New research by Jay Bhattacharya and colleagues finds that cutting back medical residents' workweek to 80 hours has not impacted the quality of their work.

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...

Meet the Inaugural Class of Stanford Health Policy Undergraduate Research Fellows

June 2019

Meet the six Stanford undergraduates chosen for the inaugural class of Stanford Health Policy Undergraduate Research Fellows.

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...

Financing Longevity: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging World

May 2019

People today can generally expect to live longer and, in some parts of the world, healthier lives.

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Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow by Courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Daniel P. Kessler Professor, Law, Professor, Political Economy
Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Mintu Turakhia Associate Professor, Medicine Affiliated Faculty
Donna Zulman Assistant Professor, Medicine Physician Investigator, VA
Bradley Efron Professor, Statistics, Professor, Health Research and Policy