Research from current students highlighted nationally 

In January, three of our current students had their research published and highlighted by national media outlets and research publications.

Paula Chu (G5, Decision Sciences) had her research on yoga and cardiovascular health featured on Reuter's and CBS News.

Rebecca Haffajee (G5, ESS) recently had an article published in the Journal for American Medical Association.  It is about the wisdom of expanding prescriber mandates to use electronic prescription drug monitoring programs given the current opioid overdose and abuse epidemic.

Prachi Sanghavi's (G6, ESS) research on advanced life support vs. basic life support was featured in New York Time's column Upshot.


Slawa Rokicki (G3, ESS) wins Best Overall Poster at the HSPH Poster Day

Slawa Rokicki (G3, ESS) won Best Overall Poster at the Harvard School of Public Health Poster Day on Nov. 7, 2014. The poster was based on her study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a mobile phone program on reproductive health knowledge and communication among adolescent girls in Ghana. Read more about the study here



New research by Health Policy student and faculty asks whether advanced life support ambulances actually save more lives

A study written by Prachi Sanghavi (ESS, G6) and faculty members Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD; Joseph P. Newhouse, PhD, and  Alan M. Zaslavsky, PhD was recently featured in TIME, PBS Newshour, Harvard Medicine News and published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

The study finds people with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest who were treated by an advanced life support (ALS) ambulance are more likely to die and to have poor neurological outcomes than those treated by basic life support, or BLS, ambulances, which use less-sophisticated treatment techniques.


Christine Baugh (G1) featured in Harvard Gazette and NY Times

Christine Baugh's (G1, Ethics) research focused on differential implementation of concussion management policies across NCAA member schools and the effects on collegiate athletes’ health was featured in the Harvard Gazette and the New York Times. To read the full manuscript, please click here


Students publish articles on current events

Teddy Svoronos, G4, ESS published a paper on Liberians' confidence in their health system in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization


Christine Baugh, G1, Ethics had a series of articles published on her work related to concussions and athletes in The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics: Christine's work was also recently featured in the NY Times and

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