Monday, Jan 24, 2022
Among Princeton’s leading economic and health policy experts, CHW affiliate Jessica Metcalf joined Alan Blinder, Bill Dudley and Senator Bill Frist, M.D. to discuss the latest on how our current public health crisis has dramatically changed and continues to impact our economy, and our fiscal and monetary policy.
Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022
Princeton senior Nathnael Mengistie, a SPIA concentrator pursuing a GHP certificate, was named a 2022 Sachs Scholar at Oxford’s Worcester College, where he will pursue two master’s degrees related to international health and public health policy. He then plans to go to medical school and become a physician.
Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022
The Center for Health and Wellbeing is pleased to announce the Class of 2023 Health Scholars. Six students have been selected to receive financial support to pursue internships and senior thesis research related to domestic and international health care and health policy.
Tuesday, Dec 28, 2021
Earlier this month, SPIA hosted a visit and roundtable with First Lady Murphy, SPIA faculty and students, and University administrators to discuss opportunities for improving maternal and infant health. The program included research presentations by CHW affiliates Janet Currie, Betsy Armstrong, and Adriana Corredor-Waldron.
Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021
In countries like the U.S. and the Netherlands, antidepressants are a commonly prescribed treatment for postpartum depression. But a new study by CHW Co-Director Janet Currie and Postdoctoral Research Associate Esmée Zwiers suggests that prescribing rates in some areas of the Netherlands are too high.
Friday, Dec 10, 2021
CHW affiliate Jessica Metcalf sheds light on the unpredictable nature of Covid-19 transmission and the virus's path toward endemicity.
Thursday, Dec 9, 2021
CHW affiliate Yibin Kang, who has spent more than 15 years investigating a little-known but deadly gene that enables cancer in two important ways, discusses his breakthrough research revealing how to potentially disable the gene in mice and in human tissue.
Monday, Dec 6, 2021
A study led by CHW affiliate Noreen Goldman and GHP alum Katherine Leggat-Barr ’21 found that Native Americans are dying from Covid-19 at greater rates than other racial groups. They advocate for an increase in funding and coordinated policies for improvements in public health, basic infrastructure, and access to quality health care.
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
In a recent interview, Benjamin Rice, a Global Health Program affiliate and Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Princeton’s Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, chronicles his journey to Madagascar and beyond for research exploring pathogen diversity and novel ways of alleviating disease burden around the world.
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021
Legion Health, co-founded by GHP graduate Yash Patel ’18 and fellow Princeton alumni Daniel Wilson ’18 and Arthur MacWaters ’18, won the Audience Choice award at the 2021 Princeton-Harvard Business School Startup Showcase. The company is focused on improving access to mental heath care.

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