Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research Stanford University



Rosenkranz Prize
Using data to fight disease in developing countries

Sanjay Basu, this year’s recipient of the $100,000 George Rosenkranz Prize for Health Care Research in Developing Countries,wants to help countries curb chronic diseases by developing mathematical models that will help allow them to collect data and target at-risk populations. Read more »


Cut the Sugar
Stanford researchers say banning food stamps to buy sweetened drinks can reduce obesity, diabetes

Computer simulations conducted by researchers at the School of Medicine show that banning the use of food stamps to purchase sugary drinks could reduce obesity rates and new cases of type-2 diabetes among low-income Americans.


Fighting the Flu
Early vaccination could save lives, dollars in next flu pandemic, Stanford researchers show

Beginning vaccinations at four, rather than six, months after a pandemic flu outbreak would save thousands more lives and millions of dollars in a large metropolitan area, a new study shows.



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CHP/PCOR does not have any regularly scheduled public events during the summer. Our fall quarter schedule wil be posted in the early autumn.


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