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Scholarly Publications

The practitioner's dilemma: can we use a patient's race to predict genetics, ancestry, and the expected outcomes of treatment?

December 2005

Recent research has identified genetic traits that can be used in a laboratory setting to distinguish among global population groups.

Frequency of HIV Screening in the Veterans Health Administrations: Implications for Early Diagnosis of HIV Infection

December 2008

We evaluated the frequency of HIV testing across the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest provider of HIV care in the United States.

Variation of Clinical Judgment in Cases of Hysterectomy in R.O.C., Japan, England, and the United States

October 1998

Hysterectomy is the most common non-pregnancy-related major surgery performed on women in the United States.

Other Publications

Prevention Quality Indicators

October 2001

Prevention is an important role for all health care providers.

Cost-Effectiveness of Positron Emission Tomography for Diagnosis of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules

December 2001

Background: Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a potentially useful but expensive test to diagnose solitary pulmonary nodules.Objective: To evaluate the cost...

News

Renowned political economist and author Francis Fukuyama speaks on state-building

May 2004

In a May 14 lecture hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Francis Fukuyama, PhD -- professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University and...

Three graduates with FSI ties earn Rhodes, Mitchell scholarships

November 2011

Two Stanford graduates with close ties to FSI’s centers have been named 2012 Rhodes Scholars. A third was selected as a Mitchell Scholar.

Announcing the Asia-Pacific Health Policy Forum

March 2008

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Walter H.

Events

Agent Orange: The Toxic Trail

November 1, 2007

Jeanne Mager Stellman (speaker) has just recently joined the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn N.Y as Professor and Director of the...

Projects

Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)

MissionStanford University's new program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) aims to generate innovative solutions to the persistent problems of global hunger and environmental damage from...
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Population Aging, Child Health and Control of Infectious Diseases

The Asia Health Policy Program works with other researchers at Stanford and several countries of the Asia-Pacific to analyze prominent issues in population aging, child health, and control of...
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Multimedia

Advancing Science to Reduce Premature Mortality Worldwide

August 2016

Audio, transcript and presentation from "Advancing Science to Reduce Premature Mortality Worldwide" on Oct. 1, 2013 with Prabhat Jha. Human life expectancy improved more in the last 50 years than in the preceding 5000 years.

REAP at a Glance

July 2014

Learn the basics of REAP's approach and our research areas of interest in this short documentary.

A Framework for Comparative Analysis of Governance Conditions in Health Systems

April 2015

AbstractGovernance is exceptionally complex in health systems. Part of the complexity lies in the differences between these systems; especially across countries.

People

Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow by Courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Daniel P. Kessler Professor, Law, Professor, Political Economy
Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Bradley Efron Professor, Statistics, Professor, Health Research and Policy
Ross D. Shachter Associate Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine