Washington Adventist Hospital is moving from its birthplace in Takoma Park to a $400 million campus in White Oak on Sunday, ending more than a decade of protracted, sometimes contentious negotiations about the future of the 112 year-old institution. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is featured.
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
In an area where average emergency room claims reached 842% of Medicare rates, residents of a Colorado county found relief by joining forces and negotiating prices directly with the local hospital. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
Every 16 hours, a woman in the United States is fatally shot by a current or former partner. Intimate partner homicide is one of the leading causes of death for women in the country, with nearly half of all murdered women killed by a partner. Faculty Associate Jacquelyn Campbell is mentioned.