Using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study and national surveys, Haidong Wang (University of Washington) uses a novel analytical process to quantify the social determinants of HIV at the population level across 188 countries from 1970 to 2015.
The University of Washington’s Center for Health Trends and Forecasts developed the Social Determinants of Health visualization tool, which illustrates cross-country relationships.
Judith Campisi (Berkeley) studies the role of senescent cells in age-related dysfunction and frailty. Using a mouse model, she intervenes in the senescence-inflammation-disease progression to test ways to break this linkage and increase healthspan.
Mary Kate Bundorf (Stanford) analyzes the relationship between physician practice size and composition and the use, cost, and outcomes of care for Medicare beneficiaries. She also looks at variance in effects based on the incentives facing providers.
Arleen Brown (USC/UCLA) uses NHANES data to analyze trends in the prevalence of stroke risk factors – including traditional and novel biologic and social risk factors – and how these trends differ across whites, Hispanics, and blacks.