Over the past 20 years, more school-aged children have died from guns than on-duty police officers and active-duty military combined, says President Biden. Do the numbers add up? CHW affiliate Anne Case weighs in.
In a recent interview, Colleen Carey discussed her work on the United States health care industry. Her research examines government-managed health insurance markets, physician behavior, and other dynamics that influence domestic health policy, equity, and outcomes.
CHW affiliate Timothy Seachinger highlights a responsibility for developed nations to address land-use emissions, suggesting that governments adopt policies to reduce reliance on biofuels and lower demand for meat.
Nathnael Mengistie, Brooke Redwine and Maddie Winter are this year's recipients of the Global Health and Health Policy Senior Thesis Prize.
CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo will co-chair a committee charged with "thinking boldly" about ensuring equity in health and science innovations. Wailoo, the Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs, will lead the group with Keith Yamamoto of the University of California, San Franciso.
CHW affiliate Anna Arabindan-Kesson, assistant professor of art and archaeology and African American studies, is among this year's Rome Prize recipients. The prize, which supports advanced independent work in the arts and humanities, was also awarded to Princeton's Michael Meredith, associate dean and professor of the School of Architecture, and undergraduate alumni Tung-Hui Hu and Parker Sutton.
CHW affiliate Kristina Olson is leading a 20-year psychology study to better understand gender development and wellbeing. Her work is funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and Princeton University.
CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo, Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs, weighs in on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's proposed ban on menthol cigarettes, which have been historically marketed to Black communities. The change, according to the agency, would save up to 238,000 Black American lives and represent an important step forward in reducing health disparities.
Emma Zang, a demographer and visiting research scholar at Princeton’s Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), has long been intrigued by the relationships between health, family and inequality. In this Spotlight, Zang explains how her upbringing, cultural influences – and even a few imaginary siblings – affected the course of her education and career.
CHW affiliate Jonathan Cohen is among seven Princeton faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on the neurobiological mechanisms underlying cognitive control, and their disturbance in psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and depression.