Jamie Daw (G4, Evaluative Science and Statistics) had an op-ed published in the Toronto Star on the need to tackle high drug prices in Canada.
Christine Baugh (G3, Ethics), Caitlin Carroll (G4, Economics), Annabelle Fowler (G3, Economics), Michaela Kerrissey (G4, Management), Kate Lofgren (G3, Decision Sciences), and Thalia Porteny (G3, Ethics) were awarded certificates from Harvard's Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning for their exceptional teaching in fall 2016. The Bok Center awards these certificates to teaching fellows, teaching assistants, and course assistants who receive an overall rating of 4.5 or above on the Q evaluation five point scale. The courses that the students taught are listed below.
Christine Baugh: US-WORLD 11 - U.S. Health Care Policy
Caitlin Carroll: ECON 2020A - Microeconomic Theory I
Annabelle Fowler: US-WORLD 11 - U.S. Health Care Policy
Michaela Kerrissey: GHHP 60 - Negotiation and Conflict Management: From the Interpersonal to the International
Kate Lofgren: HLTHPOL 2000A - Core Course in Health Policy
Thalia Porteny: SCILIVSY 26 - The Toll of Infection: Understanding Disease in Scientific, Social, and Cultural Contexts
Annabelle Fowler (G3, Economics) and Maryaline Catillon (G3, Management) were awarded NBER-IFS Value of Medical Research Fellowships.
Lauren Taylor (G2, Management) authored What Does It Mean to Be a Just Institution? in Public Health Post.
Cassandra Peitzman (G5, Economics) co-authored a paper published in Health Affairs.
Fung, V., Liang, C. Y., Donelan, K., Peitzman, C. G. K., Dow, W. H., Zaslavsky, A. M., … Hsu, J. (2017). Nearly One-Third Of Enrollees In California’s Individual Market Missed Opportunities To Receive Financial Assistance. Health Affairs, 36(1), 21–31. http://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0472
Christine Baugh (G3, Ethics) recently co-authored “Football players’ perceptions of future risk of concussion and concussion-related health outcomes” in the Journal of Neurotrauma. Link to abstract
Christine presented Athlete concussion symptom reporting: Current evidence and possible improvements at the Big Ten/Ivy League Traumatic Brain Injury Research Collaboration Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 14, 2016.
Rebecca Haffajee (graduating November 2016, ESS) was published in the Hastings Law Journal. Her article, “Preventing Opioid Misuse with Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: A Framework for Evaluating the Success of State Public Health Laws”, outlines key criteria intended to help state regulators in evaluating and justifying prescription drug monitoring programs and other public health laws.
Rebecca also co-authored “Murder Liability for Prescribing Opioids: A Way Forward?” published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Bethany Sheridan (G4, Management) recently had a paper accepted for publication:
Sheridan, B., Chien, A.T, Peters, A.S., Rosenthal, M.B., Brooks, J.V., Singer, S.J. (2016). Team-Based Care: The Medical Assistant Perspective. Health Care Management Review (forthcoming).