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Friday, Apr 30, 2021
On this episode of Tradeoffs podcast, CHW affiliate Heather Howard shares how and why states are leading the way on the push for a public health insurance option.
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
Two Princeton students, Jaeyoon Cha ’21 and Abigail Drummond ’22, were among a handful of undergraduate scholars selected to showcase their research at Unite for Sight’s 18th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference. The opportunity provided a worldwide platform for the students’ work, which originated from CHW-funded internships.
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021
Taishi Nakase, an operations research and financial engineering concentrator, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2021. Lucy Wang, a chemistry concentrator, was named salutatorian. Among their ample accomplishments, both students conducted impactful research through CHW-sponsored internships in global health.
Monday, Apr 26, 2021
CHW affiliate Anne Case has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association (AEA) in recognition of lifetime research contributions.
Monday, Apr 26, 2021
CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo is one of five Princeton faculty members recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Wailoo is among more than 250 leaders in academia, the arts, business, government and public affairs elected this year in recognition of their respective fields.
Thursday, Apr 22, 2021
CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan explains how complacency and lack of government preparation accelerated a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India and has brought the country's health care systems to the verge of collapse.
Thursday, Apr 22, 2021
In this interview, CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan shares his views on why the COVID-19 pandemic is worsening in India, the mixed messages about its seriousness from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, and how long it will take for the majority of the country to become vaccinated.
Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021
Interviewed by Quartz, CHW affiliate Janet Currie notes that COVID-19 provided a test-case scenario of how the federal government could expand coverage to include more people.
Monday, Apr 19, 2021
CHW affiliate Angus Deaton says temporary measures, such as a wealth tax, risk becoming permanent. Deaton is leading a panel of experts in the U.K. probing how to reduce inequalities, where the young and those with less education increasingly fall behind the wealthy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies plans to publish its findings in 2023.
Thursday, Apr 15, 2021
COVID-19 has been associated with increases in opioid overdose deaths, which may be in part because the pandemic limited access to buprenorphine, a treatment used for opioid dependency. The finding is based on a newly published study led by CHW Co-Director Janet Currie and Jonathan Zhang, a CHW postdoctoral research associate.

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