Listen to WPR about the Medicare system. You can listen to the entire interview here.
Tiffany Green Quoted in NY Times Article, “Childbirth Is Deadlier for Black Families Even When They’re Rich, Expansive Study Finds”
Tiffany Green featured in New York Times Article, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/02/12/upshot/child-maternal-mortality-rich-poor.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare with NYTimes log in or here.
Rebecca Myerson’s article makes Health Affairs Journal top ten most-read articles of 2022
Health Affairs journal published their list of 2022’s ten most-read articles and Rebecca Myerson’s article made #4 on the list. Personalized Telephone Outreach Increased Health Insurance Take-Up For Hard-To-Reach Populations, But Challenges Remain Rebecca Myerson …
Natascha Merten Appointed to Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences
The Department of Population Health Sciences (PHS) welcomes Dr. Natascha Merten as an assistant professor. In addition to her primary appointment in PHS, Dr. Merten will have a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, …
Amy Cochran awarded American Family Insurance Data Science Institute Award
Quasi-Experimental Designs for Learning Systems: A growing number of systems, including hospitals and insurance companies, aim to derive knowledge from internal data to improve their day-to-day operations. Amy Cochran (Mathematics and Population Health Sciences), Gabriel Zayas-Caban (Industrial and Systems Engineering) …
Jonathan Patz receives Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship
Congratulations to Jonathan Patz named to the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships. The award recognizes distinguished scholarship as well as standout efforts in teaching and service. More information about the Vilas professorships and awards can be …
Ed Vidruk’s Passing
Edward Henry Vidruk (1939-2022). Ed was a native Canadian from Winnipeg who received his university education in the US, culminating in a PhD in neurophysiology in 1973 at UW-Madison, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at …