Center News

October 23, 2013
Emily Burger, visiting scholar at CHDS, was awarded the Lee B. Lusted Candidates' Student Prize Award at the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) conference in Baltimore. She presented the research she is working on with her mentor Jane Ki... (more »)
October 9, 2013
Paula Chu, Mark Shrime and Djøra Soeteman were recently awarded the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for their work as teaching fellows in the Spring 2013 semester. Paula, Mark and Djøra were TFs ... (more »)
June 18, 2013
CHDS Deputy Director Dr. Stephen C. Resch was one of the associate editors for this month's special issue, "Evidence base for vaccine introduction in Latin America," of the journal Vaccine. The issue was a project of the Pan American Health Organizat... (more »)
April 15, 2013
CHDS Faculty Member Dr. Thomas A. Gaziano spoke with GlobalPost about high blood pressure in Africa purpose of the Doctoral Dissertatio... (more »)
December 11, 2012
Statistician/Programmer job opening at CHDS. Looking for folks with experience anaylzing claims data or big national (US) data sets like NHANES, BRFSS, SEER. Data set experience: national US health-related data sets (NHANES, BRFSS, SEER, Medicare cl... (more »)
October 17, 2012
While ART access has expanded, questions remain regarding continued treatment gaps and trade-offs between treatment options. As funding for HIV-programs have recently plateaued – and in some case begun to decrease – these questions have b... (more »)
May 21, 2012
Two CHDS faculty members, Professors Jane Kim and Joseph Pliskin, will recieve teaching awards at the 2012 Harvard School of Public Health Commencement.  In addition CHDS PhD Student Ankur Pandya will recieve a Teaching Assistant award.
May 10, 2012
This year's AcademyHealth's annual research meeting will have many sessions with a Comparative Effectiveness Research or Patient-Centered Outcomes Research theme. The meeting will be June 24-26 in Orlando. Click here for more information.
April 30, 2012
CHDS recently co-sponsored the 7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health: Identified Lives vs. Statistical Lives – Ethics and Public Policy. The conference investigated a wide variety of research questions including, "what factors trigger or exp... (more »)
March 14, 2012
In the upcoming issue of Health Policy and Planning, CHDS researchers Natalie Carvalho and Sue Goldie, along with Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health Ahmad Shah Salehi, use the Global Maternal Health Policy Model to estimate the health benef... (more »)
February 15, 2012
In a recent issue of The Lancet, CHDS visiting scholar Tone Enden has investigated treatment of additional catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) as compared to the standard treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Dr. Enden, a cardiologist at the Osl... (more »)
November 9, 2011
In a speech titled "Creating an AIDS-Free Generation," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cited CHDS Deputy Director Stephen Resch's ongoing research into the benefit of increased investment in AIDS treatment in both low and middle income countries. ... (more »)
October 31, 2011
Using cost effectiveness analysis to help drive health care decision making has long been a controversial subject in the United States, even as it has been embraced in other countries. However, large-scale cuts in federal health spending coupled with... (more »)
October 17, 2011
Global funding for HIV control has increased substantially over the past 10 years, and by 2008 more than $15 billion was being devoted to combatting the HIV epidemic, the majority of this funding devoted to providing care and antiretroviral therapy (... (more »)
September 14, 2011
Cholera is endemic in many countries in Africa and South Asia, and there have been several minor and major outbreaks reported in both regions. A recent large-scale cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has demonstrated how a preventable and easily treatable d... (more »)