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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020
by Sarah M. Binder and Patty Yelavich
Access to comprehensive, quality health care is critical for promoting and maintaining health and well-being. Yet, under normal circumstances, health care accessibility is an issue for many in the United States. Covid-19 brings new challenges for low-income families, expecting mothers, and others at higher risk for serious illness. We asked...
Thursday, Apr 23, 2020
by Aimee Bronfeld

One might say that Adriana Corredor-Waldron, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), has a knack for numbers. She holds a Ph.D. in economics and launched her career as an analyst for the Central Bank of Colombia, assessing futures, currency options and foreign exchange risk to evaluate the financial stability of...

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020
by Aimee Bronfeld
One might say that Adriana Corredor-Waldron, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), has a knack for numbers. She holds a Ph.D. in economics and launched her career as an analyst for the Central Bank of Colombia, assessing futures, currency options and foreign exchange risk to evaluate the financial stability of Colombian...
Monday, Apr 20, 2020
CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan, Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton Environmental Institute, is on the front lines of the Covid-19 response in India. 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙉𝙚𝙬 𝙔𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙧 recently interviewed him about why India is at grave risk from the coronavirus, how rural and urban India are likely to be affected, and the long-term consequences.
Monday, Apr 20, 2020
by Ramanan Laxminarayan
In this Opinion piece for 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗬𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘀, CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan indicates that India has a limited amount of time to create an enormous, affordable and easily available testing infrastructure, contain local outbreaks, and prepare for the avalanche of the coronavirus.
Thursday, Apr 9, 2020

The introduction of the coronavirus to vulnerable populations in Africa is "likely to be one last straw that might break the camel’s back," says Professor Metcalf.

Monday, Apr 6, 2020
by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research
Awarded a Rapid Response Research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Professor Alin Coman will study how anxiety about COVID-19 influences how we learn and share information about the pandemic.
Monday, Apr 6, 2020

Janet Currie, Co-Director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing and Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, was interviewed by the New York Times about whether the United States does enough in ordinary times to protect the needy.

Monday, Apr 6, 2020
by Stephanie Benjamin, State Health and Value Strategies

State Health and Value Strategies, a program supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and based within Princeton’s Center for Health and Wellbeing, is helping states with rapid policy implementation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, Mar 30, 2020

Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW) featured a Q&A with Laura Kahn '02, a physician and research scholar at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, focused on the spread of COVID-19 and strategies for defeating it.  She discusses how global health policy can better prevent zoonotic diseases, such as this one, which are transmitted from animals to...

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