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2012

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December 21, 2012

The Heller School Earns AACSB International Reaccreditation with the Brandeis International Business School

Less than five percent of the world's business programs earn accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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December 20, 2012

Twas the Night After Christmas -- and Before the New Year

On the HuffPost Blog, the Sillerman Center's Claudia Jacobs ponders the future of tax deductions for charitable giving.

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December 14, 2012

Impact of caring for adult child with disability studied

Dr. Subharati Ghosh, Lurie Institute research fellow, publishes her findings in Psychiatric Services.

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November 28, 2012

Girl Child in the Promised Land

Brandeis Magazine profiles Grace Majiakusi, MA/SID ’13, who has walked a long road to convince her Maasai village to value its women as much as its men.

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November 26, 2012

Irving Schneider, dedicated Brandeis trustee, dies at 93

His support of the Heller School helped turn it into a nationally known center for health-care research.

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November 15, 2012

Lessons Learned Preparing for Medicare Bundled Payments

Robert Mechanic and Christopher Tompkins offer their perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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November 11, 2012

Financial advice for the challenges facing Obama

Dean Lisa Lynch and others give their advice on what President Obama and Congress should do to get the economy moving.

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November 8, 2012

Read Bob Herbert's address to conference on the 50th anniversary of Michael Harrington's "The Other America"

Herbert, a former New York Times op-ed columnist, says nearly one-third of the country is poor or near poor.

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November 1, 2012

Stuart Altman named to lead fight against health care costs

Gov. Deval Patrick, hailing professor's long experience, appoints him chair of Health Policy Commission.

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October 5, 2012

Jobs and the Economy: The Political Spin

Dean Lisa Lynch discusses the latest employment reports on WCVB-TV News.

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October 1, 2012

As Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Mount, Researchers Outline Effective Approaches to Curb Epidemic

New report from Heller's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence assesses programs, outlines best practices.

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September 26, 2012

Women's rights are at issue

The Boston Globe publishes a letter to the editor from Heller Overseer Phyllis Segal.

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September 22, 2012

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Robert Perlman

Member of Heller's first graduating class and beloved faculty member founded Action for Boston Community Development.

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September 17, 2012

Institute of Medicine report finds substance abuse a major public health crisis within the U.S. military

Heller senior scientist Mary Jo Larson, PhD '92, is among the writers of the report.

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September 2, 2012

Camp for transgender kids builds trust

The Boston Globe spotlights Camp Aranu’tiq, founded and directed by Heller PhD student Nick Teich.

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August 8, 2012

Heller alumnus, medical student, published in JAMA

Two ends of the U.S. medical care spectrum, VIPs and UIPs (uninsured and indigent patients), were starkly illustrated in a recent article by Will Rafelson '05, MBA '09, in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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August 3, 2012

Dueling Data on Jobs in July: More Created But Didn't Outpace Unemployment

On PBS NewsHour, Lisa Lynch comments on the latest report.

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July 27, 2012

Aid for Autism: How We Can Win Coverage for Mental Health

Research by Susan Parish is the focus of an Atlantic magazine article.

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July 16, 2012

Study examines autism law, financial burdens

Spectrum of disorders leave families struggling with health care needs, Susan Parish's research finds

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July 3, 2012

GOP-Led States Threaten To Turn Down Medicaid Expansion

Stuart Altman guests on WBUR's "Here and Now."

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June 18, 2012

MBA Alum Included in List of 60 Extraordinary Women

Siiri Morley, MBA '10, was included in Fast Company's League of Extraordinary Women, alongside Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Cherie Blair, Dina Powell, Tina Brown and many others.

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June 13, 2012

Walmart Foundation Awards $5 Million to Heller

The Center for Youth and Communities will make grants, advise and evaluate impacts.

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June 1, 2012

Health Care Reform: The Massachusetts Mandate

Michael Doonan appears on PBS' "Need to Know."

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May 25, 2012

Obama, Romney On Health Care: So Close, Yet So Far

On KERA Radio, Stuart Altman traces both candidates' health care policies.

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May 3, 2012

Heller Professor Leonard Saxe Receives Marshall Sklare Award

The award is given by the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ) and honors the memory of the founding director of Brandeis' Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.

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May 3, 2012

$5K Sillerman Prize for Innovations in Philanthropy awarded to Darnell Wilson of Northern Kentucky University

Wilson's "Norse in Need" project will encourage donations of funds to NKU students in need of emergency aid.

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April 9, 2012

Senior Statesman of Health Care

Brandeis Magazine profiles Stuart Altman.

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April 5, 2012

Amartya Sen to speak at Heller commencement

The Brandeis Hoot talks to Dean Lynch and other Heller faculty members about Sen's work.

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March 29, 2012

Turkey day in Boston – why we need to look beyond the BRICs

Heller faculty member Can Erbil's op-ed about doing business with Turkey appears on Boston.com's Global Business Hub blog.

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March 29, 2012

Amartya Sen to speak at 2012 Heller commencement

The Nobel Prize-winning economist and philosopher is the Lamont University Professor at Harvard University.

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March 15, 2012

Heller in Top Ten U.S. News and World Report Rankings

In the 2013 rankings, Heller is in the top ten schools of social policy.

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March 9, 2012

Jobs Report Shows 'More Momentum,' but Unevenness Seen in U.S. Recovery

Dean Lisa Lynch discusses the latest jobs numbers on PBS NewsHour.

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March 5, 2012

Heller team helps fight prescription drug abuse

Peter Kreiner, head of the Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis, and colleagues, receive their third grant.

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February 20, 2012

Prescription drug deaths demand attention

A USA Today editorial cites the work of Brandeis's Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence, led by Heller scientist Peter Kreiner.

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February 12, 2012

Brandeis professor traces efforts to reshape health care

Stuart Altman has advised five presidents on health care policy.

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February 8, 2012

Paths to compassionate action and service

BrandeisNOW covers the symposium honoring Prof. Laurence Simon.

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February 1, 2012

Heller Announces Scholarship for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

One full-tuition scholarship for the MS Program in International Health Policy and Management is available for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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January 29, 2012

Sillerman Center at Brandeis applauds teaching teens about philanthropy

The Boston Globe publishes Andrew Hahn, PhD '78, and Claudia Jacobs' '70 response to a January 19 article.

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January 27, 2012

Laurence Simon, world-class relief worker, teacher, at a milestone

BrandeisNOW profiles Prof. Simon as he celebrates 40 years in world development.

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January 20, 2012

Altman, Schactman discuss their book with the Newton Tab

"Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care" recounts the decades-long battle over health care reform.

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January 3, 2012

Prescription for growth

Stuart Altman comments on the addition of Milton Hospital to the Beth Israel Deaconess network.

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