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Prescription monitoring data can reduce abuse, deaths

Brandeis's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence has issued a ground-breaking report recommending that medical insurers use prescription monitoring data to reduce overdoses, deaths and health care costs.

To Reduce Inequality, Start With Families

The New York Times "The Great Divide" series cites research by Heller's Institute on Assets and Social Policy.

Sexual harassment in America, then and now

Anita Hill discusses her new film “Anita” about the Senate’s confirmation hearing for Clarence Thomas in 1991 and the importance of confronting sexual harassment.

A Heller Event

Heller 2014 Commencement Ceremony

With commencement address by Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times and the highest-ranking editor in The New York Times’ newsroom. Ms. Abramson will be receiving an honorary degree from Brandeis University.

Sunday, May 18, 2014, 8:00 am

Spingold Theater, Brandeis University

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Laurence Simon  •  Professor and Director, Sustainable International Development Programs

Thomas Shapiro  •  Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy and Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy

Susan Parish  •  Nancy Lurie Marks Professor of Disability Policy, Director, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, and Associate Dean, Research

A.K. Nandakumar  •  Professor of the Practice; Director, PhD Program; Director, Institute for Global Health and Development

Walter Leutz  •  Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Personnel

Alain Lempereur  •  Alan B. Slifka Professor of Coexistence and Conflict Resolution

Peter Kreiner  •  Scientist and Principal Investigator, Prescription Monitoring Program Training and Technical Assistance Center

Nina Kammerer  •  Senior Lecturer

Constance Horgan  •  Professor and Director, Institute for Behavioral Health

Anita Hill  •  Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's Studies

Ricardo Godoy  •  Professor of International Development

Jody Hoffer Gittell  •  Professor and Executive Director, Relational Coordination Research Collaborative

Deborah Garnick  •  Professor

Michael Doonan  •  Assistant Professor and Director of the Master’s in Public Policy Program (MPP); Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum; Director of the Council for Health Care Economics and Policy

Janet Boguslaw  •  Scientist and Senior Lecturer; Associate Director, Master of Public Policy Program; Associate Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy

Stuart Altman  •  Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy

Callie Watkins • USA • PhD student

Peter Ter • Sudan • MA-SID/MA-COEX '14

Tom Sannicandro • USA • PhD student

Genesis Samonte • The Philippines • MS '14

Henrietta Awo Osei-Anto • Ghana • PhD student

Pa Kong Lee • USA • MA-SID '15

Ramandeep Kaur • India • PhD Student

Bulat Idrisov • Russia • MS '14

Rachel Gold-Brown • USA • MA-SID/MA-COEX '15

Jessica  Girard '10 • USA • MA-SID '14

Lynn Garvin • USA • PhD candidate

Kimiko Ebata • USA • MA-SID '15

Jodi Benenson • USA • PhD candidate

Taroon Amin • USA • PhD candidate

Gregg Weltz • USA • MMHS '97
Director, Division of Youth Services, Department of Labor

Rachael Weiker • USA • MBA '13

Travis Warrington • USA • MA-SID/MA-COEX '13

Lisa Wang • Taiwan • PhD '91
Professor and Library Director, National Chung Cheng University

Anya Rader Wallack • USA • PhD '07
President, Arrowhead Health Analytics

Sara Wall • USA • MPP '10
Program Director, Project Access

Safia Trabelsi • Tunisia • MA-COEX '10
Communication and Partnership Officer, UN Women

Rob Seidner • USA • MBA '03
HR Specialist, U.S. Department of Transportation

Neyha Sehgal • USA • MBA '13

Brian Schon • USA • MBA/MPP '11
Director of Policy and Strategy, Primary Care Progress

Brenna Schneider • USA • MBA '12
Founder and CEO, 99Degrees Custom

Angelique Rwiyereka • Rwanda • MS '07, PhD '13

Jennifer Ross • USA • MPP '11

Julie Rosen • USA • MMHS '89
Executive Director, Kenneth B. Schwartz Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

David Portowicz • USA • PhD '80
Chairman and Co-Founder, the Jaffa Institute

Gustavo Payan • Mexico • MA-SID '13
Project Director, International Development Division, Education Development Center

Jayanta Patra • India • MA-SID '13

Paula Paris • USA • MMHS '79
Deputy Director, JFYNetWorks, Boston

Jacqueline Okanga • Kenya • MA-SID/MA-COEX '13

Akiko Mera • Japan • MA-SID '05
Executive Director, Oxfam Japan

Heather McMann • USA • MBA '12
Executive Director, Groundwork Lawrence

Grace Majiakusi • Kenya • MA-SID '13

Henrieta Madarova • Czech Republic • MS '06
Partner, Advance Healthcare Management Institute

Masoud Juya • Afghanistan • MS '11
Co-Founder, Kahkashan-e-Sharq University

Antoinette M. Hays • USA • PhD '90
President, Regis College

Cariann Harsh • USA • MBA '04
Director, Autism Division, Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services

Abraham Gore • USA • MBA '13

Pertula George-Redd • St. Lucia • MA-SID '08
Manager of Volunteer Programs, DC Central Kitchen

Cara Fuller • USA • MBA '05
Program Director, YouthBuild, Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Katherine Fitzgerald • USA • MBA '13

Sarah Emond • USA • MPP '09
Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, Massachusetts General Hospital

Michelle Dworkin • USA • MA-SID '07
Program Officer, USAID

Bevin Croft • USA • MPP '10, PhD Candidate

Matthew Brown '08 • USA • MPP/MA '13

Mary Brooks • USA • MA-SID '03
Lecturer and Assistant Director for Student and Academic Services, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sara Bonizio • USA • MBA '10
Assistant Vice President for Quality Assurance, Work Inc.

Ronald Bernard • Haiti • MA-SID '12

Neal Bermas • USA • PhD '81
Founder, Streets International

Jessie Babcock • USA • MBA '09
Country Director for Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Panther Alier • South Sudan • MA-SID '09
Team Leader, Winrock International

Tanwir Ahmad • India • MS '13

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