Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Jason Block, MD, comments in this livescience article on the impact of restaurant calorie labeling.
In this Op-Ed in the LA Times, Harvard RWJF Health & Society Scholar Rourke O’Brien shares some findings from a national survey he conducted on bias against the disabled.
Pop Center faculty member Gunther Fink talks about reducing neonatal mortality in a featured story on the Harvard Chan School’s website.
Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD, who is also a Harvard RWJF Health & Society Scholar alum, is lead author on the study published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Amitabh Chandra, PhD, Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member, is co-author of a Perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine that addresses the challenge of determining the best health care intervention when benefits and value are often in the “gray-zone.”
Cassandra Okechukwu, ScD, MSN, Pop Center affiliated faculty member, comments in this Time article on an editorial she wrote to accompany a study published in BMJ that links long working hours to risky alcohol consumption.
Steven Gortmaker, PhD, and Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, have published a study in Pediatrics that found that kids who slept in rooms that had devices with electronic screens (smartphones, TV, etc.) slept for shorter durations and were more likely to report that they received insufficient rest.
In a study published in Health & Place, co-authors Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty members Tracy Richmond, MD, and SV Subramanian (Subu), PhD, examined the effect of neighborhood and schools on smoking behavior in adolescents. The contexts were examined one at a time, as well as simultaneously, and the results suggest that cross-classified multilevel modeling (CCMM) — evaluating multiple contexts simultaneously– may lead to more accurate results.
Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Gita Sen, PhD, is lead author on a paper published in Global Public Health that explores sexual and reproductive health and rights in light of health systems reform and universal health coverage/care.
PGDA Fellow Mark McGovern, PhD, is co-author on a novel study published in Economics & Human Biology that demonstrates an association between age-related decreases in physical stature and declining health.