Sue Goldie points to pad of paper with decision science illustration during meeting

CHDS Awarded Innovation Fund

Alan Colowick, MPH ’98, gifts a flexible fund to CHDS to support game-changing instructional models that prepare emerging global public health leaders to become better strategic thinkers, problem solvers, and decision makers.

Lisa Robinson speaks at meeting

Teaching Benefit-Cost Analysis

Register for the upcoming Harvard Chan School virtual short course, Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health, instructed by CHDS Deputy Director Lisa A. Robinson on Sept 19 through Sept 23, 2022.

Nicole Campos headshot

Improving Cancer Screening

CHDS’ Nicole Campos focuses on decision-analytic and mathematical modeling to evaluate cervical cancer prevention strategies. Read a recent article about cervical cancer screening authored by Campos and others.

Stacked books about decision science

Decision Science Repository

Explore the CHDS repository of curated educational materials on the field of decision science, useful for a broad audience, and highlighting the relationship between decision science and other disciplines.

Recent News

Economics of Integration of Immunization

May 24th, 2022

The EPIC team at CHDS, led by CHDS faculty Stephen Resch, performed a systematic review of literature to describe  research on the costs and cost-effectiveness of integrating


Federal Food Service Guidelines in the Workplace

May 17th, 2022

A recent study by CHDS Research Scientist Shafika Abrahams-Gessel and faculty Thomas A. Gaziano showed that federal food service guidelines improve health outcomes and are cost-saving. Despite


Jinyi Zhu Successfully Defends Dissertation

May 11th, 2022

Jinyi Zhu, 6th year doctoral student in Decision Science/Health Policy, successfully defended her thesis, “Decision Modeling to Inform Resource Prioritization: Methods and


Valuing Health System Strengthening

April 28th, 2022

Nathaniel Hendrix, CHDS faculty Stéphane Verguet, and colleagues performed a systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses that assessed activities designed to strengthen health