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

Decision Science On-Line Course

January 14th, 2019

CHDS Faculty Director Sue J. Goldie and Senior Research Scientist Eve Wittenberg offers the on-line decision science course “RDS 202: Decision Science for Public Health” for the upcoming Spring


Risk Analysis Course with James Hammitt

January 8th, 2019

What is risk analysis and why is it important in decision science? This February, Professor James K. Hammitt offers the 4-day course “Analyzing Risk: Principles, Concepts, and Applications”


Inaugural SPH Learning Design Meeting

December 21st, 2018

The CHDS Media Hub team continues its ongoing mission to improve multi-modal pedagogy across the Harvard Chan School through a new partnership between Media Hub Lead Jake Waxman


Breast Cancer Management Seminar

December 12th, 2018

Natalia Kunst, PhD candidate at the University of Oslo, presented a CHDS lunchtime seminar on “What is the Value of Further Research on the 21-Gene Assay for Breast Cancer Management”.