Daniel Kahneman, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and professor of psychology and public affairs emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School, was presented with the Talcott Parsons Prize by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on November 9, 2011. First awarded in 1974, the Talcott Parsons Prize was established to honor the noted sociologist and former president of the American Academy and recognizes those for their outstanding contributions to the social sciences.
Archive – November 2011
Uwe Reinhardt, the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at the Woodrow Wilson School, participated in the "roll-out"/release of the November issue of Health Affairs, a leading journal of health policy thought and research. The event, held in Washington on November 8, featured a number of experts on health policy issues focusing on "Linking Community Development and Health," including an examination of new models for health care payments and the Affordable Care Act.
Janet Currie’s research on the relationship between traffic and infant health cited in Wall Street Journal
CHW Director Janet Currie led a study investigating the impact of traffic congestions on infant health. Her work was featured in the Wall Street Journal.