News

Tuesday
Dec022014

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

 

Tuesday
Dec022014

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.

Tuesday
Nov182014

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

Tuesday
Oct072014

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: http://aslme.org/pdfs/aslme_jlme_42-3_baugh1.pdf  http://aslme.org/pdfs/aslme_jlme_42-3_baugh2.pdf Christine's work was also recently featured in the NY Times and ESPN.com.

Monday
Sep082014

Recent Publications by Students and Recent Graduates

Below are links to works that have been published or received an award by current and past PhD students in our program.

Rebecca Haffajee, G5, Evaluative Science and Statistics - Co-authored a Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine in September 2014.

Emily Largent, G3, Ethics, PhD JD candidate - Published an article in August 2014 in the British Medical Journal

Kirstin Woody Scott, G5, Political Analysis - Published article in July 2014 in the  New England Journal of Medicine Perspective

Hummy Song, G4, Management - Awarded Best Abstract in the Organizational Behavior and Management Division at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting which took place June 8 – 10 in San Diego, CA. To read the working paper version, please click here

Zirui Song, Economics '12, had a Journal of the American Medical Association Viewpoint published online and in print in August 2014. 

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