President Obama looks with optimism to a future that’s better for everybody

Why science is key I haven’t watched television in more than two years. The brief snippets I get at the gym are a potent reminder that a constant dose of television news could leave one feeling down about the state of the country and the world. (Of course, that statement… Read More

We pay our taxes

Proud daughter of a first-gen who paid his taxes We’re nearing the second anniversary of my father’s death, and my sister Liz reminded me that, on his deathbed, our father, Irving, had said to her: “Please don’t forget to pay my taxes.” Even as he lay dying, he thought about… Read More

President of National Academy of Medicine energizes HPM’s 80th anniversary celebration

  On Friday, Sept. 16, Victor Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, presented the keynote lecture to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Gillings School’s Department of Health Policy and Management. Dzau, who also serves as chair of the health and… Read More