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'A traumatically impacted economy' -Stevenson

Aug 16, 2021 Newsweek Mexico
The economy has "been traumatically impacted" from the pandemic, says Betsey Stevenson. "I don't think it would have been possible to imagine something like this, a situation in which people simply had to stop going to work for their own health...
State & Hill

The Last Word: Lantz on COVID-19 policy

Dec 9, 2020
Paula Lantz, associate dean for academic affairs and the James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, is a social epidemiologist. She talks with S&H about COVID, inequality, and what’s to come. State & Hill: We are 10 months into the global...

The Longview: Reflections on the ACA at 10

Jul 27, 2020
By Marianne Udow-Phillips, Founding Executive Director, Center for Health and Research Transformation This article was originally published by Findings Magazine on July 16, 2020 The framers of the Affordable Care Act—or the ACA—can be proud of...

Wolfers puts public health at the center of economic recovery

May 15, 2020
The current method for calculating Gross Domestic Product is missing “the immense value of the sacrifices being made by millions of people who have stayed at home to stop the spread of the coronavirus,” Ford School economics professor Justin Wolfers...

Mapping Ebola to combat its spread

Sep 3, 2014
On August 18, Dr. Dan Kelly published an op-ed in the San Francisco Gate. His friend and colleague, a medical doctor, had died in Sierra Leone after serving an Ebola patient without protective gear. It wasn’t negligence, wrote Kelly, an infectious...

Kids and screen time, too much says Davis

May 22, 2014
Young children in the U.S. get too much screen time is the chief finding of a new poll directed by Professor Matt Davis. More than one-quarter of parents with young children report that their kids get more than three hours of screen time per day,...