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Reducing the risk of Nipah virus transmission in Bangladesh

Nipah virus commonly infects large fruit bats in South and Southeast Asia.
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Automated performance metrics for quality improvement in complex chronic disease

As the population of older adults in the US increases, there is a growing need for performance measurement systems that take multiple comorbid conditions into account.
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Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

October 2020

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.
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The Cost Impact of Changing Antihypertensive Medication Prescribing for the Elderly

October 2020

The aim of this seed is to identify the relative impact of various cost drivers on the increasing cost of hypertension treatment among US elderly.
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Readmissions and Chronic Disease in the Elderly

This study aimed to expand knowledge regarding chronic disease and readmissions in the elderly The  researchers conducted a retrospective analysis of California Office of Statewide Health Planning...
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Chronic Disease, Disability, and Medical Costs among Older Adults in India

The researchers conducted a series of studies using nationally-representative data from the recent WHO Study on Global Aging and Adult Health (SAGE) to identify the relationship between NCD-related...
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Indigenous Peoples Rights

This project seeks to promote the collaboration between the Center for Latin American Studies and the Program on Human Rights in conducting an interdisciplinary faculty/graduate student research...
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Rural Health & Development at the Food-Water Nexus

More than two-thirds of the population in Africa must leave their home to fetch water for drinking and domestic use.
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Rethinking the Balance Between Future Obesity and Malnutrition with Climate Change

As India's middle class has expanded, the nation's public health concerns have shifted. Obesity rates have risen, coinciding with a surge in diabetes.
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Transforming Short-term Exercise Commitments into Long-term Habits

Regular exercise promotes sustained weight loss, cardiovascular fitness, and better health outcomes, especially for individuals moving from middle to older ages.
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Worm Count 2010

Poor health habits are prevalent in crowded dining commons. Intestinal worms are a widespread problem in many developing countries.
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Deadly Connections: Climate, Disease, Poverty and Conflict

Violent conflicts claim 3,000 lives per day through wars, bombings and attacks that dominate the news media.
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Emergency Preparedness Measures Project

BackgroundOur research team at Stanford University, Battelle Memorial Institute, and the University of California at Davis (UC-Davis), under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and...
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Systematic Review: The Health Benefits and Harms of Gardening Among the Elderly

This meta-analysis evaluated the extent to which gardening among elderly adults is associated with specific health outcomes, including exercise capacity, body weight, serum lipids, fasting serum...
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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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Health Service Delivery in the Asia-Pacific: Ownership, Payment Incentives, and Chronic Disease Management

This theme encompasses research on the role of the private sector and public-private partnerships; payment incentives and their impact on patients and providers; organizational innovation,...
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Feeding the World in the 21st Century: Exploring the Connections between Food Production, Health, Environmental Resources, and International Security

This project involves political scientists, economists, and medical researchers to address the question of whether hunger, poverty, disease and agricultural resource constraints foster civil...
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Fertilizer Use and the Epidemiology and Evolution of Cholera in Bangladesh

The use of chemical fertilizers in developing countries made possible the Green Revolution, and as a result many regions once visited by periodic famines are now food self-sufficient.
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Causes and Consequences of Indoor Air Pollution: An Experimental Investigation in Bangladesh

Project background:The leading killer of children worldwide in 2004 was acute respiratory infections, accounting for 22 percent of all communicable child deaths.
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Pediatric Quality Indicators

Hospitalized children represent an important segment of the medical patient population. In 2000, children accounted for 18 percent or 6.3 million of the hospitalizations in the United States.
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Racial Differences in the Treatment of Heart Disease

The goal of this project is to examine the causes of racial and gender differences in the treatment of elderly patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure.
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Understanding Medical Necessity Decision-Making

The term "medical necessity" is used in insurance contracts to refer to medical services that are generally recognized as appropriate for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of disease and...
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Global Analysis of Technological Change in Health Care (TECH)

The TECH project is an international collaboration aimed at understanding patterns of technology adoption and diffusion of medical care and the effects of these patterns on patient outcomes.
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Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project

The Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project was initiated by APARC in 1990 to examine issues related to the structure and delivery of health care in Japan by utilizing contemporary social...
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People

1 RSD13 085 0052a 001 David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Steve Luby Headshot Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
ADiaz website Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Morton1 John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
glenn chertow Glenn M. Chertow Professor, Medicine
stafford Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
Zenios, Stefanos BW3x4 Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management
Erickson Kevin Kevin Erickson CHP/PCOR Associate Instructor, Medicine
rhines headshot 2 Allison Rhines SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014
yzhao Yi Zhao PhD student, Earth System Science
rsd19 072 0416a Paul J. Jackson Affiliate
ivar Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR