La Follette School faculty members Mark Copelovitch, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Tana Johnson, Tim Smeeding, and Manny Teodoro received awards this spring.
Jason Fletcher and Lauren Schmitz helped organize the inaugural The Advances in Social Genomics Conference.
Assistant Professor Héctor Pifarré i Arolas and his collaborator, Assistant Professor Adeline Lo of the Political Science department, received the American Family Funding Initiative Award.
Sixteen undergraduate students were given an exciting opportunity this spring during La Follette’s Workshop in Health Policy when they were able to research and propose recommendations for policy questions crafted by Wisconsin state legislators.
La Follette faculty, staff, and students visited Epic Systems to learn from Epic leadership about data, health equity, and how electronic health records can improve health.
Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz and her team of researchers were awarded a National Institute on Aging grant for their work on the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health.
By looking at where people were born instead of where they ultimately move to and die, geographic disparities in mortality look different, according to a new study by Jason Fletcher.
Fletcher is one of three UW-Madison faculty selected for this prestigious fellowship this year, and the only scholar from the Sociology discipline to be selected.
A new study by Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz that follows people who were born during the Great Depression shows that early-life exposure to poor economic conditions is associated with accelerated aging.
Health Policy Certificate students have the opportunity to apply practical skills and knowledge gained during their coursework and develop skills in a professional setting through internships with the state legislature, nonprofits, healthcare organizations, and more.