2012

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

Heller News Release
December 21, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
December 20, 2012

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

Impact of caring for adult child with disability studied

Heller in the News
December 14, 2012

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

Girl Child in the Promised Land

Heller in the News
November 28, 2012

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.

Irving Schneider, dedicated Brandeis trustee, dies at 93

Heller in the News
November 26, 2012

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

Lessons Learned Preparing for Medicare Bundled Payments

Heller in the News
November 15, 2012

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

Financial advice for the challenges facing Obama

Heller in the News
November 11, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
November 08, 2012

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

Stuart Altman named to lead fight against health care costs

Heller in the News
November 01, 2012

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

Jobs and the Economy: The Political Spin

Heller in the News
October 05, 2012

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

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

Heller News Release
October 01, 2012

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

Women's rights are at issue

Heller in the News
September 26, 2012

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

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Robert Perlman

Heller News Release
September 22, 2012

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

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

Heller News Release
September 17, 2012

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

Camp for transgender kids builds trust

Heller in the News
September 02, 2012

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

Heller alumnus, medical student, published in JAMA

Heller in the News
August 08, 2012

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.

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

Heller in the News
August 03, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
July 27, 2012

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

Study examines autism law, financial burdens

Heller in the News
July 16, 2012

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

GOP-Led States Threaten To Turn Down Medicaid Expansion

Heller in the News
July 03, 2012

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

MBA Alum Included in List of 60 Extraordinary Women

Heller in the News
June 18, 2012

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.

Walmart Foundation Awards $5 Million to Heller

Heller News Release
June 13, 2012

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

Health Care Reform: The Massachusetts Mandate

Heller in the News
June 01, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
May 25, 2012

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

Heller Professor Leonard Saxe Receives Marshall Sklare Award

Heller in the News
May 03, 2012

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.

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

Heller News Release
May 03, 2012

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

Senior Statesman of Health Care

Heller in the News
April 09, 2012

Brandeis Magazine profiles Stuart Altman.

Amartya Sen to speak at Heller commencement

Heller in the News
April 05, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
March 29, 2012

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

Amartya Sen to speak at 2012 Heller commencement

Heller News Release
March 29, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
March 15, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
March 09, 2012

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

Heller team helps fight prescription drug abuse

Heller in the News
March 05, 2012

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

Prescription drug deaths demand attention

Heller in the News
February 20, 2012

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

Brandeis professor traces efforts to reshape health care

Heller in the News
February 12, 2012

Stuart Altman has advised five presidents on health care policy.

Paths to compassionate action and service

Heller in the News
February 08, 2012

BrandeisNOW covers the symposium honoring Prof. Laurence Simon.

Heller Announces Scholarship for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Heller News Release
February 01, 2012

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

Sillerman Center at Brandeis applauds teaching teens about philanthropy

Heller in the News
January 29, 2012

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

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

Heller in the News
January 27, 2012

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

Altman, Schactman discuss their book with the Newton Tab

Heller in the News
January 20, 2012

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

Prescription for growth

Heller in the News
January 03, 2012

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