Jane Kim Speaking at Meeting

Cervical Cancer Modeling

CHDS' Jane KimNicole CamposAllison PortnoyEmily BurgerStephen Sy, and others published papers on developing/applying cervical cancer models to inform elimination in a Special Issue of Preventive Medicine.

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Resource Pack: Probabilities

This resource pack includes resources on how we estimate and communicate uncertainty and probability. Many of the resources specifically highlight the issues with using qualitative words versus quantitative estimates.

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Review of COVID Modeling

CHDS’ Lyndon James, Nicolas Menzies, and others reviewed mathematical modeling tools to inform COVID-19 decision making in a new paper in Medical Decision Making.

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Hammitt Honored for Achievements

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) presented CHDS’ James Hammitt with its highest honor, the Outstanding Achievement Award, for his exceptional contributions.

Recent News

Emily Burger Presents Research Scientist Seminar

June 9th, 2021

Emily Burger, Harvard T.H. Chan School Research Scientist Associate award-winner, presented at the Spring Research Scientist Seminar Series, May 20, 2021. Burger’s talk presented her recent analysis that quantified


Risks, Economics, and Decisions Special Issue

June 2nd, 2021

Integrating risk assessment, economic evaluation, and uncertainty to inform policy decisions is a core challenge for decision scientists. Professor John S. Evans is a pioneer in tackling this


COVID-19 and Healthcare Innovation with Eyal Zimlichman

May 26th, 2021

Eyal Zimlichman, Sheba Medical Center’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer, discussed innovations to address the COVID-19 pandemic at the May, 2021 CHDS seminar. Zimlichman presented


Distributional Effects and Benefit-Cost Analysis

May 12th, 2021

The “efficiency” of a program depends on how the benefits and costs are distributed in a population and on the units in which benefits and costs are measured, the so-called “numeraire.” This