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Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021
The ability to screen embryos for any number of traits is here and improving every day. But with this new technology comes countless ethical questions. CHW affiliate Dalton Conley discusses the need for a public conversation about life in the era of predictive genetic analysis.
Monday, Jun 28, 2021
Co-authored by CHW affiliate Noreen Goldman, an updated analysis of American COVID-19 deaths throughout 2020 reveals a reduced overall life expectancy by 1.31 years — the largest single-year decline in life expectancy in at least 40 years.
Wednesday, Jun 23, 2021
CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo is featured on an upcoming PBS docuseries exploring the story of mental illness in science and society, from its earliest days to present times. Watch the four-part series, "Mysteries of Mental Illness," at pbs.com.
Monday, Jun 21, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
A better life for all. In a recent interview, CHW affiliate Alyssa Sharkey explains how that slogan, featured on a South African election poster for Nelson Mandela, inspired her career and fierce desire to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and children across the globe.
Monday, Jun 14, 2021
In this interview, CHW affiliate Carolyn Rouse discusses critical race theory, the legislation being drafted and passed in opposition to it, and the utility of this academic framework in and out of public school settings.
Thursday, Jun 3, 2021
CHW affiliate Alexander Ploss, associate professor of molecular biology and president of Acurasset Therapeutics, won first place in the 2021 Company and Pitch Presentation Competition held by BioNJ in conjunction with its 11th annual BioPartnering Conference.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The Center for Health and Wellbeing proudly announces the 2021 Global Health and Health Policy Senior Thesis Prize winners: Isabelle Chandler (History), Chitra Parikh (Architecture), and Jonathan Wang (Molecular Biology).
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is raging in India and people are dying due to the sheer lack of medical oxygen. In response, CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan is leading a massive relief campaign, OxygenForIndia, to deliver life-saving oxygen cylinders and concentrators to those who need it most.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Chitra Parikh, concentrating in architecture with a certificate in global health and health policy, is among 11 Princeton seniors honored with a 2021 Spirit of Princeton Award. The award recognizes positive contributions to campus life.
Monday, May 3, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
Adrienne Lucas, a development economist and visiting research scholar at CHW, has devoted much of her career to studying the connection between global health and wealth. In a recent interview, Lucas discusses her background and recent work exploring education and disease as critical drivers of prosperity, productivity and quality of life.

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