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Student Research Published in Biometrics

December 23, 2019

Anna Zink (G3, Methods for Policy Research) had an article published in Biometrics titled "Fair regression for health care spending".

Abstract:

The distribution of health care payments to insurance plans has substantial consequences for social policy. Risk adjustment formulas predict spending in health insurance markets in order to provide fair benefits and health care coverage for all enrollees, regardless of their health status....

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2019 Graduate Receives Honorable Mention for John Heinz Dissertation Award

December 12, 2019

The National Academy of Social Insurance gave Caitlin Carroll (2019, Economics) the honorable mention for the 2020 Heinz Dissertation Award.  Caroll's dissertation titled "Essays on Healthcare Provider Markets" was nominated by David Cutler, the Chair of the Committee on Higher Degrees in Health Policy.  For more information on the award, visit the...

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2018 Graduate Receives AcademyHealth Outstanding Dissertation Award

June 4, 2019
Jamie Daw (2018, ESS) was selected as the recipient of the 2019 AcademyHealth Outstanding Dissertation Award and was honored at this year's Annual Research Meeting. Her dissertation titled, “Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women: Assessing Patterns, Policy Impacts, and Methods for Evaluation”, was chosen for “an outstanding scientific contribution from a doctoral thesis in health services or health policy.”

Two PhD in Health Policy Students Win Derek Bok Center Teaching Awards

April 22, 2019
Carrie Fry (G3, MPR) and Lauren Taylor (G4, Management) were awarded certificates from Harvard's Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning for their exceptional teaching in fall 2018. 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.   Read more about Two PhD in Health Policy Students Win Derek Bok Center Teaching Awards

Four PhD in Health Policy Students Win Derek Bok Center Teaching Awards

November 1, 2018
Samantha Burn (G3, Economics), Annabelle Fowler (G4, Economics), Adrian Garcia Mosqueira (G4, Economics), and Lauren Taylor (G3, Management) were awarded certificates from Harvard's Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning for their exceptional teaching in spring 2018. 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.   Read more about Four PhD in Health Policy Students Win Derek Bok Center Teaching Awards

Presentations at the International Network on the Value of Health Research, National Bureau of Economic Research

September 14, 2018

Maryaline Catillon (G5, Management) had two presentations at the International Network on the Value of Health Research, National Bureau of Economic Research:

What is the Role of Public and Private Funding Sources in Science? Joint work with Matthew Grennan and Kyle Myers (University of Pennsylvania Wharton School)

Inadequate Methods and Poor Reporting in Biomedical Research: An Analysis of All Clinical Trials Included in Cochrane Reviews...

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