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Alexander Ploss and his co-researchers used cellular mapping technology to uncover eight previously unknown entry points of interest for the Covid spike protein.
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As the FDA considers a ban on menthol cigarettes, Princeton highlights Keith Wailoo and his latest book on the history of menthol cigarettes and racial marketing.
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For the first time in two years, Princeton University students traveled both domestically and abroad for internships in global health. The Center for Health and…
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CHW affiliate Cameron Myhrvold joined a team of researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to create an easy-to-use diagnostic test for Covid…
Welcome to CHW
The Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW) fosters research and teaching on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries.
The center’s goals are to understand the determinants of health and wellbeing and the role that public policy plays in shaping the quality of people’s lives, and to educate undergraduates and graduate students who aspire to careers in health and health policy.
Since its inception in 2000, CHW has convened an active interdisciplinary community of researchers who work on health, wellbeing and health policy.
It has also developed high-quality teaching programs in health and health policy at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Read more
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Karen Hofman is Research Professor and founding Director of the SAMRC Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science/ PRICELESS SA at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. A qualified paediatrician, she was on faculty at Johns Hopkins and served as…