New Pack: Decision Making Biases

This CHDS-curated resource pack gives insight to heuristics and the biases they can introduce into decision making. Explore books, videos, and academic publications about this topic.

Cervical Cancer Screening

Jane Kim uses mathematical modeling to inform the national task force's new guidelines for cervical cancer screening. Read the guidelines here and CHDS news story here.


Incoming Doctoral Students

Lyndon James and Karen Smith join the PhD Program for the Fall semester. Read more about the incoming cohort here.


NIH Grant for Stroke Policy

CHDS faculty member Ankur Pandya awarded funding from NIH to evaluate stroke prevention and treatment policies in the U.S.

Recent News

CHDS Seminar on Cancer Modeling

March 14th, 2019

CHDS hosted a seminar with Shaun Forbes, PhD Candidate in Health Services Research at the Brown University School of Public Health, on “Propagating Ambiguity into Mathematical Models


Jamison Plenary & Reception

March 6th, 2019

Join the Center for Health Decision Science at the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis annual conference and meeting in Washington D.C., March 13-15, 2019. The conference will feature


Childhood Cancer Prevalence

March 5th, 2019

Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling study by CHDS doctoral student Zach Ward and colleagues. The study


Alma-Ata at 40 Years

February 27th, 2019

Last year (2018) marked the 40th anniversary of the 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata, a text which underscores the importance of health for all people. The authors of the