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Ward Appointed Assistant Professor

Former doctoral student Zachary Ward has been appointed Assistant Professor of Health Decision Science in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Wright Honored for Mentorship

CHDS faculty Davene Wright received the 2023 Gordon Moore Award for Excellence in Mentoring from the Department of Population Medicine in the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.

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Incoming Doctoral Students

CHDS welcomes Skye Yoden and Jessica Preston Harvey to the PhD Program in Health Policy, Decision Science track beginning Fall, 2023.

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Decision Science Repository

Explore the CHDS repository for curated educational materials on decision science, highlighting connections with various disciplines for a broad audience.

Recent News

Hsieh Received Merit Fellowship

September 21st, 2023

Yuli (Lily) Hsieh, 5th year PhD student in Health Policy and Decision Sciences at CHDS, received the Harvard Graduate Society Merit/Term-time Fellowship to support her doctoral


Danaei Appointed Bernard Lown Professor

September 15th, 2023

Physician and applied epidemiologist, CHDS’ Goodarz Danaei has been appointed the Bernard Lown Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Chan School. Danaei uses novel study


New Decision Science Doctoral Students

September 5th, 2023

Skye Yoden and Jessica Preston Harvey join the PhD Program in Health Policy, decision science track in Fall, 2023. Skye Yoden graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a


INFORMS 2023 Conference

August 30th, 2023

CHDS faculty and students presented at the INFORMS Healthcare 2023 Conference in Toronto in July. The conference brought together digital technology communication developers,