News

Friday, Jul 30, 2021
New research by CHW Co-Director Janet Currie is featured in this Tradeoffs article examining the impact of urgent care centers on Medicare spending and health care utilization.
Friday, Jul 30, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
In a recent interview, CHW affiliate Arun Hendi shares his fascination with population dynamics while highlighting some of his latest research examining geographic, socioeconomic and racial inequalities in health and mortality.
Monday, Jul 26, 2021
CHW affiliate Ruha Benjamin is recognized by NJBIZ for her work as founder and director of the Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab, which studies the intersection of scientific achievement, technology and medicine on one hand, and society, race and culture on the other.
Friday, Jul 23, 2021
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
Visiting from Israel's Tel Aviv University and Geha Mental Health Center, Gal Shoval, M.D. is engaged in collaborative research at Princeton. In this Spotlight, Dr. Shoval discusses the project behind his visit, his specialization in adolescent and child psychiatry, and his ambitions for promoting stronger children, families and communities.
Wednesday, Jul 7, 2021
CHW affiliate Eldar Shafir is among six Princeton professors who shared their thoughts on summer reading and listening -- including books, audiobooks and podcasts. Some choices reflect their scholarly research and teaching while others illuminate personal interests and current events.
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021
Half of U.S. fears another COVID wave even as optimism grows. Although people are ready for life to feel normal again, CHW co-director Janet Currie warns that dropping public health measures too quickly could come at a cost.
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021
CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo helped put together a new Science Magazine podcast series on race and science.
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021
A new study co-authored by CHW affiliate Noreen Goldman says that COVID-19 reduced overall 2020 life expectancy in the United States from 78.74 years to 77.43 years — a reduction of 1.31 years.
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.

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