2010

Caring for the Disabled Sets Off Costly Spiral of Woes

Heller in the News
December 23, 2010

Lurie Institute director Susan Parish responds to the Boston Globe's coverage of the child Supplemental Security Income program.

Recognizing the Hub's Local Heroes

Heller in the News
December 23, 2010

Sarah Gogel, dual degree MA student in Sustainable International Development, is nominated for her work with the nonprofit international exchange program she founded.

Heller Celebrates David Gil

Heller News Release
December 20, 2010

Longtime faculty member is retiring after more than 45 years at Heller.

"Small Act" discussion focuses on unlikely givers

Heller in the News
December 06, 2010

The Sillerman Center's Elenore Garton and three Heller students speak at a film screening event.

New Jobs Report Disappoints as Challenges Mount for Long-Term Unemployed

Heller in the News
December 03, 2010

Dean Lisa Lynch comments on the latest unemployment and job creation statistics on PBS NewsHour.

Health forum sees sacrifices for doctors, insurers

Heller in the News
December 01, 2010

The Boston Globe covers the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum event, "Accountable Health Care Delivery: Models and Policy Actions for Massachusetts."

From Teaching to Tanzania

Heller in the News
November 16, 2010

The Brandeis student newspaper spotlights a nonprofit led by Heller faculty and students.

Segal Fellows learn to do good while doing well

Heller in the News
November 12, 2010

Learn more about these summer internships, which are open to Heller MPP students.

Heller Experts Featured in Latest Issue of Brandeis Magazine

Heller in the News
November 01, 2010

See the Fall 2010 issue for the cover article on autism, featuring Susan Parish and Marji Erickson Warfield; coverage of the widening racial wealth gap, featuring Tom Shapiro; and Susan Curnan's memories of "The View from Val-Kill."

Marine conservation project receives top honors at global biodiversity meeting

Heller News Release
October 28, 2010

Heller’s Marion Howard coordinated the planning, implementation, and now serves as advisor to the project that was awarded the top prize at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Nagoya, Japan.

Total global living

Heller in the News
October 24, 2010

The Boston Globe profiles a Waltham household of seven Heller students from seven countries.

Documentary cites Heller study of blacks and poverty in America

Heller in the News
October 22, 2010

Watch the CNN video.

Innovating under pressure

Heller in the News
October 19, 2010

Heller's Center for Youth and Communities issues its report on the federal Summer Youth Employment Initiative.

Advice to the governor: Tough medicine

Heller in the News
October 19, 2010

A statewide global budget is needed to control the rising cost of health care, write Stuart Altman and Robert Mechanic in CommonWealth magazine.

James J. Callahan, Jr, PhD '68, January 2, 1936 - October 12, 2010

Heller News Release
October 15, 2010

The Heller community mourns the loss of beloved professor, mentor, and friend.

Whose Money is Kosher?

Heller in the News
October 14, 2010

The Jerusalem Post quotes the Sillerman Center's Claudia Jacobs.

Major Slifka gift bolsters Master's in Coexistence and Conflict

Heller in the News
September 22, 2010

The program will establish a chair, increase faculty and enrollment, and move to Heller.

Community College Transfer Initiative helps low-income students succeed

Heller in the News
September 16, 2010

Heller's Cathy Burack evaluates a program that encourages talented community college students to transfer to highly selective institutions.

New and old media in post-Katrina New Orleans

Heller in the News
September 10, 2010

Heller MBA student Nathan Rothstein talks to NPR about bloggers and the mainstream media in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Heller researchers to investigate health treatment, problems of combat vets

Heller News Release
September 08, 2010

The 4-year, $1.8 million study will look at Army personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

In Memoriam: Lorraine Klerman, 1929-2010

Heller News Release
August 27, 2010

Director of Heller's Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy was a champion of family planning and improved services to mothers and children living in poverty.

Diplomacy and Development: It is a Career

Heller in the News
August 17, 2010

Laurence Simon talks to Foreign Affairs magazine about Heller's Programs in Sustainable International Development.

Grants to aid Waltham's seniors

Heller in the News
August 17, 2010

Daily News Tribune spotlights Heller's Communities for Healthy Aging initiative.

"Disappointing" Jobs Report Shows Uphill Climb for Unemployed Americans

Heller in the News
August 06, 2010

Dean Lisa Lynch comments on PBS NewsHour.

Heller's Sajed Kamal Touts Renewable Energy for Bangladesh

Heller in the News
July 26, 2010

Asia Pulse reports on his keynote address at seminar in Dhaka.

Professor Donald Shepard Reports on HIV in Drug Abusers at International AIDS Conference

Heller News Release
July 21, 2010

Improved treatment access requires an end to portrayal of drug abusers as already dead.

Current Economic Crisis Finds Few Bright Spots In Mental Health Spending

Heller in the News
July 19, 2010

Heller's Dominic Hodgkin finds states and counties are cutting funding for mental health services.

Lessons in the Art of Giving

Heller in the News
July 18, 2010

The Sillerman Center's Elenore Garton talks to the Financial Times about philanthropy.

More Workers Quit Labor Force

Heller in the News
July 02, 2010

Heller Dean Lisa Lynch considers the latest jobs report for NPR.

U.S. Stocks Tumble as Weak Jobs Report Reflects Census Hires

Heller in the News
June 04, 2010

Heller Dean Lisa Lynch dissects the latest jobs report for the "NewsHour."

Improving the Lives Altered by Brain Injury

Heller in the News
May 27, 2010

More services are needed for survivors of traumatic brain injury, Laura Lorenz, PhD '08, writes in a Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed piece.

Leading Disability Expert Named Heller Professor and Director of Lurie Institute

Heller News Release
May 26, 2010

Susan Parish will start work at Heller this summer.

Heller study finds racial wealth gap has quadrupled since mid-1980s

Heller News Release
May 17, 2010

Discrimination persists in housing, credit and labor markets.

An Uncommon Resolve

Heller in the News
May 12, 2010

Brandeis University Magazine profiles SID students.

Constance Horgan surveys the state of behavioral health care

Heller News Release
May 06, 2010

Federal parity and health care reform legislation make the investigations particularly timely.

New IASP/Demos study finds severe financial vulnerability among African-American and Latino seniors

Heller News Release
May 05, 2010

Report reveals that African Americans and Latinos are particularly at-risk of poverty and financial instability in their later years.

Nurturing Leaders for Health Care

Heller in the News
April 26, 2010

Jon Chilingerian talks to the New York Times about Heller's joint MD/MBA with Tufts University School of Medicine.

Heller Announces Winners of 2010 Teaching and Mentoring Awards

Heller News Release
April 23, 2010

Professor Eric Olson is the winner of this year's Teaching Award; Professor Lorraine Klerman wins Mentoring Award.

Sillerman Prize of $5K for Innovations in Philanthropy Awarded

Heller News Release
April 21, 2010

Team of undergraduate, Heller and IBS students wins for its plan for The National Student Philanthropic Front.

Meeting the future demands under health care reform

Heller in the News
April 14, 2010

Stuart Altman is the guest on Conversations on Health Care radio show (mp3 audio file).

Cross-cultural friendship

Heller in the News
April 13, 2010

BOLLI members bond with Heller students

Why Are Americans Being Forced to Buy Health Insurance?

Heller in the News
April 09, 2010

Health.com taps Michael Doonan for answers about health care reform.

How physicians try to prevent "doctor shopping"

Heller in the News
April 07, 2010

CNN talks to John Eadie of Heller's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence.

The Political Fallout of Reform

Heller in the News
March 30, 2010

On WBUR's Commonhealth blog, Michael Doonan assesses the political implications of health reform.

Heller School's prescription for excellence: new drug monitoring center

Heller News Release
March 29, 2010

Federally-supported initiative will help reduce abuse of prescription drugs

Chain's CEO vows deal will help it lower costs

Heller in the News
March 26, 2010

Stuart Altman talks to Boston Globe about Caritas Christi hospital deal.

Health care reform made easy, thanks to a pair of Heller School experts

Heller News Release
March 25, 2010

Michael Doonan and Katharine Tull explain the reform basics, and size up the politics

Considering Mass. health care reform as a national model

Heller News Release
March 24, 2010

Heller study appears in current issue of Milbank Quarterly.

Massachusetts residents will see little change under national health plan

Heller in the News
March 23, 2010

Stuart Altman offers his view to WBUR.

Peace Corps opens door for volunteer

Heller in the News
March 21, 2010

Aiken (SC) Standard profiles Dorothea Hertzberg, MA '07.

Heller experts participate in Mass. hearings on health care cost trends

Heller News Release
March 16, 2010

Department of Health and Human Services sponsors hearings.

Health reform's hidden game changers

Heller in the News
March 13, 2010

Star Tribune editorial cites Robert Mechanic and Stuart Altman's New England Journal of Medicine article.

Susan Curnan discusses youth employment on Detroit Public Radio

Heller in the News
March 09, 2010

Listen to her appearance on WDET-FM's Craig Fahle Show (mp3 audio file).

Leading health economists support creation of new federal center for Medicare and Medicaid innovation

Heller News Release
March 08, 2010

Robert Mechanic and Stuart Altman's New England Journal of Medicine Perspectives article examines how expanded Medicare authority to test payment models can drive efficiency improvements in the medical delivery system.

Time to pay for hazardous youth work

Heller in the News
March 08, 2010

Many youth workers put themselves in harm's way every day, writes Andrew Hahn in the March 2010 issue of Youth Today.

Matching life experience with new careers

Heller in the News
March 03, 2010

Phyllis Segal, founder of Segal Program and Heller Board of Overseers member, talks to New York Times about encore careers.

Resuscitating the presidency

Heller in the News
February 26, 2010

Michael Doonan blogs about the White House health care summit.

Health Care Reform and Older Americans: Achieving Better Chronic Care at Lower Costs

Heller in the News
January 28, 2010

Stuart Altman talks health care on Brookings Institution panel.

Freed from rubble, back on the job

Heller in the News
January 26, 2010

After being trapped in rubble from the Haiti earthquake, Ann Varghese, MS '09, returns to work at IMA World Health.

In the juvenile court system, art helps

Heller in the News
January 21, 2010

The Daily News Tribune talks to the Center for Youth and Communities' Chris Kingsley about his findings.

Hill urges Vermonters to follow the dream

Heller in the News
January 18, 2010

Heller professor speaks at Burlington's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. remembrance.

How to give wisely to the victims of the Haiti earthquake

Heller News Release
January 14, 2010

A message from Laurence R. Simon, Professor of International Development and Director, Sustainable International Development Graduate Programs.

The beat goes on

Heller in the News
January 11, 2010

Boston Globe article quotes Donald Shepard on his cardiac rehab research.

D.C. area Jewish federation revises investment rules

Heller in the News
January 08, 2010

Sillerman Center's Andrew Hahn comments on philanthropy for Washington Post article.

Heller School course covers policy creation, in real time

Heller News Release
January 04, 2010

Anita Hill leads her students into a social justice discussion where the topic is constantly evolving