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Research Highlights

Discover the scientific breakthroughs and patents coming out of our department. 


CHERISH Awarded Five-year Center of Excellence Grant to Continue Substance Use Health Economics Research

July 17, 2020

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health has awarded the Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use, HCV and HIV (CHERISH) a five-year grant to continue the Center’s activities as a national center of excellence. CHERISH was founded in 2015 as a multi-institutional center for health economics research in the substance use field, with an initial emphasis on addressing the needs of...

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Awards & Achievements

Dr. Fei Wang Receives 2019 Google Faculty Research Award

July 6, 2020

Dr. Fei Wang has built his career creating computational models for healthcare. Now, as one of just 150 selected among 917 global applicants to receive the 2019 Google Faculty Research Award, Dr. Wang is working to make these...
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Healthcare Leadership Fellows Program 2019–2020 Awards

June 1, 2020

Three distinguished fellows have been awarded prizes for outstanding final presentations as part of the Healthcare Leadership Fellows Program, 2019–2020.

Dr. Melissa Rose, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, received first place for her project on outpatient integration of care for pediatric gastrostomy patients. Dr. Lisa Roth, assistant professor of...

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Scientific Highlights

Association Between Residential Neighborhood Social Conditions and Health Care Utilization and Costs

June 11, 2020

In a new article published in Medical Care, researchers examined the association of neighborhood social conditions with total annual and potentially preventable Medicare costs. The researchers, including Dr. Yongkang Zhang, research associate in population health sciences;...

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Physician Price And The Cost And Quality Of Care For Commercially Insured Patients

May 6, 2020

In a new study published in the leading health policy journal, Health Affairs, Mark Unruh, Ph.D., and a team from the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Population Health Sciences found that prices paid by commercial insurers to general internal medicine physicians were not associated with quality but were highly correlated with healthcare costs...

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