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State & Hill

Faculty news, fall 2023

Dec 12, 2023
Axelrod's adventures Robert Axelrod, William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, writes about the difficulties and rewards of interdisciplinary collaboration in his new autobiography, A Passion for Cooperation: Adventures...

Lantz warns of medicalization of public health

Mar 19, 2023
How does the medicalization of public health undermine effective community-based governance responses? Paula Lantz, James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, dove into this question on Ethics Talk, a podcast produced by the American Medical...
In the Media

AI will 'turbocharge' inequalities in health care - Parthasarathy

Mar 16, 2023 Bridge Michigan
Shobita Parthasarathy, Bridge Michigan: "Health care systems don't even know what data they're missing. That (AI) gets integrated into medical care as a mechanism for achieving efficiency. But they do that without realizing that it's going to...

Lantz calls for acknowledgement of racial inequity in health care

Feb 23, 2022
Twenty years ago, a report pointed out, “Racial and ethnic minorities experience a lower quality of health services, and are less likely to receive even routine medical procedures than are white Americans.” An article in STAT News notes that the...

Federal unemployment money boosted health care spending

Oct 12, 2021
Emergency federal dollars given to the unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic bolstered health-care spending as jobless rates skyrocketed, a new University of Michigan study found. But the negative consequences of unemployment and moderating...
State & Hill

Genetic gold rush hinders competition, innovation

Dec 6, 2010
Even before we had mapped the human genome, American entrepreneurs had begun to stake claims to it. Over the last two decades, the U.S. Patent Office has issued more than 5,000 patents on parts of the human genome, leaving an alarming 20 percent of...
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund

Health care reform panel discussion: federal, state and local perspectives

Feb 13, 2012, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public. Abstract The Affordable Care Act, enacted in 2010, is reshaping how insurance and health care are provided in this country. This Federal law includes a critical role for states in expanding coverage and for local health systems in transforming the delivery of care.
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

The Impact of Subsidized Birth Control for College Women: Evidence from the Deficit Reduction Act.

Jan 26, 2011, 8:30-10:00 am EST
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy 3rd Floor Seminar Room
Presenter: Brad Hershbein, Economics CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using quantitative research methods.This seminar provides a space for doctoral students and faculty from the School of Education, Ford School of Public Policy, and the Departments of Economics, Sociology, Statistics, and Political Science to discuss current research and receive feedback on works-in-progress.
Ford School

The Politics of Cost Containment in the U.S. Health Care System

Apr 27, 2005, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Political Science Department
Joseph White will talk about the politics of cost containment in the U.S. health care system. Joe is famous for his insightful and sharply expressed views on health care and other social policy issues, as well as on budget politics. His writings include 'False Alarm: Why the Greatest Threat to Social Security and Medicare is the Campaign to Save Them' (Johns Hopkins University Press 2001), and 'Competing Solutions: American Health Care Proposals and International Experience' (Brookings, 1995).
Ford School

Health Care Financing, Access, and Equity in the Developing World

Jan 26, 2006, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
To Be Announced
Margaret Kruk, MD, MPH School of Public Health, will speak on health care financing in the developing world. Event was co-sponsored by the International Policy Center, Ford School of Public Policy and the UM Global Health Research & Training Initiative (UM-GHRT).
Ford School