Category Archives: Health Policy and Management

Competition Lowers Insurance Premiums

May 24

Research by Associate Professor Jean Abraham and PhD student Coleman Drake shows that competition drives down premium costs in federal health insurance marketplaces.

The Role of Race in Health

May 09

Racial disparities create unequal outcomes in health care. One glaring example is that in the United States, more than 200 black people die prematurely every day. School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman comments on the disparities. “Race and racism matter very much for health,” Hardeman says. “Where you…

Hardeman Honored For Research in Structural Racism

April 27

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman was honored with the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Professional Article Prize for her paper, “Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives — The Role of Health Professionals,” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Hung Honored for Rural Health Research

April 19

Doctoral student Peiyin Hung has received the 2017 Student Achievement Award from the National Rural Health Association and John Snow Incorporated.

Peiyin Hung Receives Rural Health and AcademyHealth Awards

April 19

HSRP&A PhD student, Peiyin Hung, received the 2017 National Rural Health Association/John Snow Inc. Student Achievement Award. This award recognizes extraordinary student-initiated activity within the field of rural health. Hung has also been selected as a recipient of the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to encourage professional…