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New Department of Health Policy launches

Stanford Health Policy celebrated the launch of the new Department of Health Policy on Sept. 1, 2021, as well as SHP Director Douglas K. Owens being named inaugural chair of the 13th basic sciences department within the School of Medicine.

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Kathryn Stoner named director of Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law

Stoner, a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, will lead the Center’s efforts to understand how countries can overcome poverty, instability and abusive rule to become prosperous societies.

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Scott Sagan to co-lead Center for International Security and Cooperation

Scott Sagan, an expert on nuclear strategy and the ethics of war, will direct the center along with FSI Senior Fellow Rodney Ewing.

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Sherri Rose wins Spiegelman Award for contributions to public health statistics

Sherri Rose has been honored with the Mortimer Spiegelman Award, the nation’s highest honor in biostatistics.

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The importance of risk perceptions during pandemic shutdowns

A new Stanford study suggests that people's perceptions of their own risks play an important role in their actions—and that shelter-in-place policies influence what they do, but not to the extent that some might think.

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Swe Win, Editor-in-Chief of Myanmar Now, to Receive 2021 Shorenstein Journalism Award

An esteemed investigative journalist and human rights defender, Swe Win is the recipient of the twentieth Shorenstein Award. He currently leads the editorial team of the independent news agency Myanmar Now from exile and his newsroom is in hiding.

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Sherri Rose wins Gertrude M. Cox Award for contributions to applied statistics

Sherri Rose has won this year’s Gertrude M. Cox Award for her work applying statistics to improve health care.

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Stanford team reveals cost-effective and life-saving treatment for nation’s opioid disorder epidemic

A Stanford team of decision scientists with colleagues at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System developed a mathematical model to assess the cost-effectiveness of various interventions to treat opioid use disorder.

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Exploring humans’ complicated history with Earth’s mineral riches

With the support of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Gabrielle Hecht will research and write a new book about the mineral riches humans have turned the world inside out to unearth.

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Election Integrity Partnership releases final report on mis- and disinformation in 2020 U.S. election

Researchers from Stanford University, the University of Washington, Graphika and Atlantic Council’s DFRLab released their findings in The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 Election.

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