A study suggests that multinational formula companies influence health professionals in on of the poorest districts of Lima, Peru through visits and unauthorized incentives in an open violation of a law prohibiting merchants from promoting artificial milk in health centers. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
Hopkins Population Center (HPC) stimulates and facilitates innovative, impactful research that combines the core strengths in social science, public health, medical science, and biostatistics in emerging areas of population research. HPC promotes innovative methodology beyond traditional demography to integrate systems science and computational modeling. HPC promotes exemplary interdisciplinary research that is translational to inform policy makers, with a priority on the growth of young investigators. Our research is rooted in three primary research areas:
- Poverty and Inequality
- Sexual and Reproductive Health
- Family, Maternal and Child Health
The pending Highmark-UPMC split may be drawing renewed scrutiny from top federal officials. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
As Baltimore grapples with an opioid epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives in recent years, a new study suggests that users would like to do something to confront the dangers even if they aren’t ready for treatment. Faculty Associate Susan Sherman, the study’s senior investigator, is quoted.