Forecasting Trends in Child Obesity

A model-based analysis, projecting >50% of today's children will be obese at age 35, was published Nov 30th, 2017 in NEJM. Listen to Zach Ward, first author, explain the study in our media hub. Learn about project CHOICES

Hunink Experiments in Media Hub

Professor Myriam Hunink spent a sabbatical month in residence, designing and creating a series of teaching prototypes and videos. Check out her work in this CHDS resource pack.


Tenure Celebration for Jane Kim

Faculty, students and family gather to honor Professor Jane Kim who was recently promoted to full professor.


Multimedia Lessons

A new online decision science course, RDS 202, was piloted in 2017 by CHDS faculty. Check out the course trailer here.

Recent News

New Herpes Zoster Vaccine Found Cost-Effective

November 17th, 2017

Lisa Prosser, PhD presented an economic evaluation of a new vaccine for herpes zoster at a CHDS research seminar on November 9, 2017. Herpes zoster—more commonly known as shingles


Uwe Siebert Becomes New President of SMDM

November 14th, 2017

CHDS senior faculty member Professor Uwe Siebert became the 2017-2018 SMDM President at the 39th Annual Society for Medical Decision Making in Pittsburgh, PA.


Goldie and Summers guests at Benefit-Cost Analysis Workshop

November 11th, 2017

Sue J. Goldie delivered remarks as a special guest at the Methods and Case Studies workshop on benefit-cost analysis (BCA) in global health and development, held on November 2-3, 2017 at Harvard’s


Upcoming Methods and Case Studies Workshop

October 30th, 2017

Join CHDS faculty James K. Hammitt and Lisa Robinson on November 2-3, 2017 for a Methods and Case Studies workshop on benefit-cost analysis in global health and development.