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March 2016
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Center faculty member leads study on how well pharmacies monitor patient medication adherence

How well do pharmacies monitor patients’ adherence to their medication instructions? Professor and center faculty member Nathanal Rickles led an innovative study that found that pharmacies were highly inconsistent in detecting and monitoring medication non-adherence. Read more

Faculty members receive research contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs
Center researchers Nathaniel Rickles and Ayten Turkcan received funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the demand for and costs of different treatments for chronic liver disease. The funding comes through a center task order contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

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Doctoral student gets hands-on research experience in population health
Courtesy of news@Northeastern

Through Northeastern’s doc­toral pro­gram in pop­u­la­tion health,  

Cas­sidy Griffin, PhD’20, is gaining research expe­ri­ence in an emerging field of health as well as an industry view of how pop­u­la­tion health and data ana­lytics are being used to help orga­ni­za­tions improve effi­ciency and effec­tive­ness of health­care delivery. 

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Center faculty member offers opinion of persisting Ebola quarantines 
Courtesy of Wendy Parmet and the New York Times

Professor Wendy Parmet recently offered legal commentary for a New York Times article on quarantining people with Ebola. Read more

Faculty Announcements
Center faculty member Timothy Hoff was recently appointed as a Visiting Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s Green-Templeton College. According to Dr. Hoff, “[t]his appointment at Oxford will allow me to explore collaborative research in health management and policy with colleagues in the United Kingdom, which is facing many of the same challenges as the U.S. health care system, and may offer additional possibilities in areas related to executive education and student co-ops that further Northeastern’s brand in the health care space”. Read more
Center faculty member Alicia Sasser Modestino was recently appointed as a board member for the Massachusetts Housing Partnership, chosen by the Governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker.

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