Harvard Public Health magazine features findings of Harvard Pop Center researchers in ℞ for an Epidemic

The current issue (Fall 2019) of Harvard Public Health magazine features research by Jack Cordes (then a graduate student), Lyndsey Rolheiser (then a  Harvard Pop Center post-doc fellow), and our faculty member Subu Subramanian that “made a splash with the media.” ℞ for an Epidemic

Alabama Senator cites findings by Harvard Pop Center researchers as he introduces opioid education bill

Alabama Senator Andrew Jones (R-Centre) put forward an opioid education bill — the Patient Opiate Risk Education Act — that would require medical practitioners to educate patients about the addiction and health risks involved with prescription opioids. Senator Jones cited the findings of a recent study by recent Harvard Pop Center postdoctoral researcher Lyndsey Rolheiser, … Continue reading “Alabama Senator cites findings by Harvard Pop Center researchers as he introduces opioid education bill”

Study identifies congressional districts in the U.S. with higher opioid prescription rates

Harvard Pop Center postdoctoral research fellow Lyndsey Rolheiser, PhD, along with faculty member SV Subramanian, PhD, and a colleague have published a study in the American Journal of Public Health that has found higher opioid prescription rate districts in the southeast, Appalachia and the rural west. This insight into how the congressional districts rank could provide … Continue reading “Study identifies congressional districts in the U.S. with higher opioid prescription rates”