Special Lecture: Shekinah Fashaw, HSR PhD Candidate

The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice is pleased to present a special lecture featuring HSR PhD candidate Shekinah Fashaw. Shekinah's lecture title is "Improving Access and Quality of Long-term Services and Supports through Disparities Research."  Please contact [email protected] for Zoom information.


Implementation Scientist Faculty Position in the Research Scholar Track

One of top-flight research centers and institutes within the School of Public Health, the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research (CGHR) a nationally renowned center for health services research focusing on chronic illness and long-term care, is hiring an implementation scientist. 

Drs. Amal Trivedi & Anya Rader Wallack: New Roles for a New Year

In exciting new developments in School leadership, we wish to congratulate Amal Trivedi and Anya Rader Wallack on the new roles they will assume.

HSR PhD Student Catherine Ettman is First Author on JAMA Open Network Paper

Congratulations to HSR PhD student Catherine Ettman, first author on important study published in JAMA Network Open about depression during the Covid-19 pandemic. After a population-level trauma—like a pandemic or natural disaster—researchers expect a rise in depression, but the mental health toll of #COVID seems far greater than prior mass traumas.

Incoming HSR Cohort Goes Live in Virtual Orientation

Excited to see our incoming cohort at our first-ever virtual orientation! Moderated by, among others, third-year HSR PhD student Kat Thompson, five of the six members of the 2020 cohort are shown here. Not pictured, Andrew Huang. Read more about this accomplished group of scholars!

HSR Student Spotlight: Joe Silva

HSR student Joe Silva was making news before he even started in the Program. This summer, Joe was lead co-author on a study finding that stay-at-home orders were significantly associated with reduced spread of Covid-19 published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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HSR Program Eliminates GRE Requirement

Graduate Program Director Amal Trivedi announced that the HSR PhD Program is eliminating the GRE requirement for admissions.