Stanford researchers show a better way to curb TB where the disease is rampant
Genetic testing is the best and most cost-effective way to screen prisoners for tuberculosis and drug-resistant strains of the disease, according to a Stanford study. And the authors say using the test on inmates in former Soviet Union countries will curtail TB in a region where it's widespread. Read more »
Douglas Owens is a member of the government-backed panel encouraging all Americans between the ages of 15 and 65 to be tested at least once during their lifetimes for HIV.
Margaret Hayden chose to focus on mental illness as a way to better understand her sister's suicide. Hayden, one of two Stanford students to be named a 2013 Rhodes Scholar, has worked closely with researchers at Stanford Health Policy and will pursue a master's in medical anthropology at Oxford.
December 4, 2012
SHP trainees and affiliates earn high honors