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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 18, 2015

Nancy Oriol, dean for students and associate professor of anesthesia at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has been honored by her physician peers as the 2015 Community Clinician of the Year of the Suffolk District Medical Society, one of the district societies of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the statewide professional association of physicians.

April 18, 2015

Researchers are using website data to gauge the effectiveness of public policy, track changes in the market, and learn more about the people who obtain drugs this way. John Brownstein, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted. 

April 17, 2015

Continued coverage of the New England Primate Research Center.

April 17, 2015

Humans’ 24-hour circadian clock plays a leading role in glucose tolerance, according to a new study. Researchers have found that, because of body’s circadian rhythm, human glucose tolerance is reduced during the evening hours, even when “day” and “night” times are experimentally reversed. Christopher Morris, instructor of medicine at tBrigham and Women's Hospital, is a study coauthor. 

April 17, 2015

 Nir Eyal, associate professor of global health and social medicine, participated in a Q&A about utility, fairness and risk in health care.

April 16, 2015

Rudolph Tanzi, Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Child Neurology and Mental Retardation at Massachusetts General Hospital, is featured as one of Time's most influential peple for his work to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

April 16, 2015

Nearly 70 Harvard Medical School postdoctoral fellows, professors, and administrators signed a letter arguing that recent changes to the University’s health benefits plan may disproportionately burden Harvard postdocs, whose salaries are often lower than many other non-union employees'. Michael Chernew, Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, is quoted. Kristin Krukenberg, research fellow in systems biology, and Rebeccah Lijek, research fellow in microbiology and molecular genetics, are quoted.

April 15, 2015

Angelo Volandes, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this opinion piece about the need for new directions in improving the quality of end-of-life care.



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