Congratulations to Patience Moyo, PhD, Assistant Professor! Dr. Moyo has been selected to be an Editorial Fellow for the Journal of Addiction Medicine which is the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
The Health Services Research Association AU.NZ (HSRAANZ) announced the 2020 award winners. Professor Amal Trivedi is the recipient for the best paper overall. The title of the paper is, "Copayment Incentive Increased Medication Use And Reduced Spending Among Indigenous Australians After 2010." Authors are: Trivedi AN, and Kelaher M. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Feb;39(2):289-296. This paper used a quasi-experimental difference-in-differences design to evaluate the consequences of Australia’s Closing the Gap Copayment policy.
On November 30, 2020, the National Institute on Aging (NIA) has awarded a supplemental grant to Brown University School of Public Health to design an adverse event monitoring system to identify adverse health impacts after receipt of COVID-19 vaccination by elderly nursing home residents. While there are currently four vaccines in Phase 3 trials in the US, the vaccine trials have rarely included frail, aged subjects with multiple morbidities. For these reasons, and because there is considerab