People and Perspectives
Hear from our faculty, students, partners, and colleagues as they share perspectives about the field of decision science – research, education, policy and practice.
Faculty Director Sue J. Goldie discusses policy translation and bridging the communication gap between disciplines using a HPV vaccination policy example with Professor Jane Kim.
Dr. Sue J. Goldie explains conceptual fluency between decision science methods (mathematics) and real-world use (policy) using iterative processes and translation to different audiences. Read about practice and policy.
Realities in South Africa
Dr. Nicholas Menzies walks through how unexpected realities had effects on the outcome of introducing a new and more accurate TB test, which turned out to be contrary to the outcome of his team’s cost effectiveness analysis.
Direction of the Field
Dr. Myriam Hunink discusses ways in which the field of Decision Science can improve by strengthening relationships with stakeholders and creating decision science modeling accessible to real-world users. Learn about models & tools.
HPV Vaccine Policy
Dr. Jane Kim recounts examples of her work in HPV vaccine policy over her career and some of the improvements made over the past few years in the field. Read about the task force guidelines for cervical cancer (2018).