Survivors struggle with mental health years later
Archive – January 2012
Christina Paxson’s research on Hurricane Katrina shows survivors struggle with mental health years later
Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area.
Harold Shapiro to receive Public Welfare Medal, the National Academy of Sciences’ most prestigious award
Harold Shapiro will receive the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences—the Academy's highest award, given in recognition of “distinguished contributions in the application of science to the public welfare.”
The Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW) is launching a four-year program to support activities in domestic health policy. The program’s key elements will all relate to aspects of U.S. health care and health policy, and will include: - Seed grants to support innovative faculty research - Conferences and policy forums - Workshops for members of the media covering health policy - Graduate and undergraduate research/internship grants
CHW affiliate Heather Howard, Director of the State Health Reform Assistance Network, has been elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI).