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Current Scholar Awards and Accomplishments

Eugenia Garvin (Penn CSP) was accepted to the Center for Progressive Leadership's Political Leaders Fellowship.Alan Teo (Michigan CSP) was named to the Society of Psychiatry and Culture

Current Scholar Publications and Press

Jonathan Bergman (UCLA CSP) and alum Mark Litwin (UCLA CSP 91-93) discuss the debate we should be having nationally in regards to healthcare costs.

Jason Lott (Yale CSP, VA Scholar) published a letter to the editor, “Costs vs. Benefits.” The New York Times, November 25, 2012.

Katherine Neuhausen (UCLA CSP)

  • provided commentary, “Poorer hospitals may suffer from Medicare changes” Reuters and Chicago Tribune. July 2012.
  • provided commentary, “Safety Net Hospitals Could Lose Money in Medicare Changes, Study Warns.” Kaiser Health News. July 2012.

Kalpana Narayan (Penn CSP) “Washington lets a health crisis continue.” Philadelphia Inquirer: Op-Ed. Oct, 2011.

Alumni Awards and Accomplishments

Dan Bradford, MD, MPH (UNC CSP 03-05) has been selected as the National Program Director for Intensive Case Management Services in VA Central Office, Mental Health Services. Dr. Bradford is now responsible for policy development, training, and oversight for nearly 140 clinical programs nationally serving Veterans with serious mental illnesses using an assertive community treatment model. He will continue to work at Durham VA Medical Center as the Director of the Psychosocial Rehabiliation and Recovery Center and as a faculty member at Duke University Medical Center.

Art Kellermann (Washington CSP 83-85), led an Intelligence Squared debate on whether government should have the ability to ration end of life care.

Raina Merchant (Penn CSP 07- 10), along with 9 others, were honored for their leadership in health care with the first ever RWJF Young Leader’s Award to commemorate the foundation’s 40 year anniversary.

Alumni Publication and Press

David A. Asch (Penn CSP 87- 89), Volpp, KG, Loewenstein G. “Assessing Value in Health Care Programs.” JAMA. 2012;307(20):2153-2154. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3619.

In a front page New York Times article, Eric Coleman (Yale CSP 95-97, VA Fellow) and current Yale Program Co-Director Harlan Krumholz, discuss their work advising hospitals on monitoring patient re-admission to comply with new Medicare rules.

Art Kellerman (Washington CSP 83-85).” Health Care Costs are Killing Us .” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Blog. Jan 4, 2013.

Art Kellerman (Washington CSP 83-85) and Frederick Rivara (Washington CSP 78- 80). “Silencing the Science on Gun Research.” JAMA. 2012;():1-2. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.208207

Craig Pollack (Penn CSP VA 06-09) wrote an article in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's blog, Human Capital, about the United States Preventative Services Task Force's recent recommendations on prostate cancer screening.

Sheldon M. Retchin (UNC CSP 80-82) wrote a commentary in the Richmond Times-Dispatch concerning health care reform and the supply of physicians.

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