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

New Teaching Pack: Decision Trees

CHDS director, Sue J. Goldie, posts introductory teaching pack for building decision trees, with videos, glossary, readings, slides and exercises. The module was piloted in a new online decision science class in 2017.


Siebert Takes Helm of SMDM

New President of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Adjunct Professor Uwe Siebert is recognized for Distinguished Service.


BCA Reference Case Guidelines

Workshop on reference case guidelines for benefit-cost analysis features "Conversation with Larry Summers". Learn more here.

Recent News

Trends in Health Economics & Outcomes Research

February 16th, 2018

A new ISPOR* report describes 2018’s top 10 trends in the applications of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR). Contenders for the list were considered by ISPOR’s Health Science Policy Council


CHDS Faculty Member Finds Vaccination May Improve Health Equity

February 8th, 2018

CHDS faculty member, Stéphane Verguet is the senior author of a recent paper in Health Affairs that finds vaccination policies are potentially important channels for improving health equity.


CHDS Faculty Teaches at first ICRT Japan

February 6th, 2018

CHDS Research Scientist Djøra Soeteman taught decision science at the “Introduction to Clinical Research Training (ICRT) Japan” to 51 enthusiastic, motivated and inspiring students


Expansion of the CHDS Media Hub

January 29th, 2018

CHDS’s Media Hub’s lead Jake Waxman uses Q1 to assess the 2017 activities and strategize for 2018. “We’ve taken a brief pause in producing new materials and engaging new partners to debrief