New Pack: Benefit-Cost Analysis

This CHDS-curated pack introduces the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis and targets advanced students, practitioners and those teaching benefit-cost analysis.

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Honoring Milton C. Weinstein

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health honored the career of CHDS faculty member Dr. Milton C. Weinstein with a symposium and celebratory reception. About the event.


POMS Conference Award

CHDS affiliated faculty Soroush Saghafian and student Lina Song were awarded first place in the Best Paper CompetitionRead more.

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Family Effects of Illness Research

CHDS faculty Eve Wittenberg and Lisa Prosser guest edited a special, themed issue of PharmacoEconomics on spillover effects.

Recent News

CHDS Faculty Release BCA Guidance

July 18th, 2019

To increase the comparability of benefit-cost analyses, improve their quality, and expand their use, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded a multi-year project lead by CHDS faculty Lisa A. Robinson and James K. Hammitt.


Student Software Used in Course

June 18th, 2019

PhD student Zach Ward facilitated a lab exercise on building decision trees using modeling software as part of the course Decision Science for Public Health (RDS 202), instructed by


Dr. Sue J. Goldie Receives Honorary Degree

June 6th, 2019

CHDS Faculty Director Sue J. Goldie received an honorary degree at Albany Medical College’s 2019 commencement ceremonies for her contributions to improving the health of vulnerable


Pandya Receives Fellowship Award

May 9th, 2019

CHDS faculty member Ankur Pandya was awarded a Centre for Health Economics (CHE) Research Fellowship from the University of York (UK) for his project “Leveraging Cost-Effectiveness